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AUVSI 2019: EchoGuard radar set for certification

3rd May 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in Chicago


Echodyne’s EchoGuard ESA radar is expected to be Federal Communications Commission certified, in a matter of weeks or months, Shephard has learned.  

Company use of the radar to this point has been dependent on experimental licenses issued by the certification body, but the product itself is ready for the unmanned market, according to Leo McCloskey, VP of marketing at Echodyne.  

‘There’s so much interest in this and we've been participating in technology demonstrations for various agencies, including the Department of Defense [as well as] different parties including the commercial sector,’ he said.

The main obstacle to having the radar certified

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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