DroneShield is happy to advise that it has acquired an $1.8 million contract for its DroneGun MKIII handheld counterdrone system from the US Division of Protection (DoD). Supply shall be accomplished this month, with full fee on account of be acquired within the present quarter. This follows a earlier down collection of DroneGun MKIII for analysis by the DoD’s Joint Counter-small Unmanned Plane Programs Workplace (JCO). This contract is the biggest US sale by DroneShield thus far, and follows a number of not too long ago introduced contracts by DroneShield, together with the $2 million European sale of DroneSentry mounted web site methods and the preliminary US airport deployment. The Firm can also be progressing lively discussions on gross sales to Ukraine, following the preliminary deployment in the beginning of the warfare earlier this 12 months.

“It’s an honor to offer our DoD prospects with superior cUAS options to assist handle complicated safety necessities. DroneShield is dedicated to delivering crucial Drive Safety know-how that permits safety personnel to quickly reply to this rising menace,” stated Tom Branstetter, DroneShield’s Virginia-based Director of Enterprise Growth.


Matt McCrann, U.S. CEO of DroneShield added, “As the specter of UAS continues to seemingly adapt in real-time, countermeasures have to be each efficient and versatile. DroneGun MKIII is that light-weight, versatile countermeasure that may go wherever and function the perfect hole fill functionality to guard personnel and property wherever they may must function. We look ahead to persevering with to assist our DoD finish customers wherever, at any time when wanted.”

DroneGun MKIII methods ready for cargo at DroneShield’s Virginia (U.S.) facility

The DroneGun MKIII is a compact, light-weight UAS countermeasure answer designed for one hand operation. The product includes a strong compact pistol formed design with a management panel consumer interface, permitting operators to pick and have interaction RF disruption frequency modes. The gadget gives a protected passive countermeasure in opposition to a variety of UAS fashions. When disruption is triggered, UAS (e.g. drone) will usually reply by way of a vertical managed touchdown on the spot, or return again to the operator controller or start line. RF disruption activation will even intervene with any reside video streaming (FPV) again to the distant controller halting the gathering of video footage and intelligence by the UAS operator.

DroneShield’s C-UAS defeat capabilities don’t contain protocol manipulation or “cyber” ways, given the constraints of these strategies. The corporate defeat applied sciences provide non-kinetic jamming for managed administration of threats. DroneShield is an Australian/US publicly listed firm specializing in RF sensing, Synthetic Intelligence and Machine Studying, Sensor Fusion, Digital Warfare, Fast Prototyping and MIL-SPEC manufacturing. DroneShield develops pre-eminent UAS safety options that shield individuals, organisations and significant infrastructure from intrusion from UAS threats. Its management brings world-class experience in engineering and physics, mixed with deep expertise in defence, intelligence, and aerospace. DroneShield presents Synthetic Intelligence-powered {hardware} and software program options in opposition to unmanned threats from drones utilized in damaging purposes by terrorists, State-based warfare, criminals and different nefarious actors.