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SOFINS puts UAV innovation on the menu

23rd June 2021 - 12:59 GMT | by Jean-Marc Tanguy in Paris


The new NX160 from Novadem, designed to carry the AP4C+ chemical detector. (Photo: Novadem/Proengin)

Novel applications to be displayed at an upcoming French SOF exhibition include the integration of acoustic shot detection technology on a mini-UAV.

French SOF are well-accustomed to UAS technology. Systems used include the Black Hornet 2 from FLIR Systems, ANAFI USA from Parrot and  Hawkeye from Aeraccess — to name just three examples — while SOF operators are also keen to spur innovation themselves.

However, the 2021 edition of the SOFINS exhibition and conference for special forces (29 June to 1 July) will be notable for new applications of UAV technology, Shephard has learnt.

French company Novadem, for example, has chosen SOFINS to present the integration of its NX70 micro-UAV with the Pilar V gunshot warning and localisation system from Metravib …

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