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DSEI 2023: APS claims 90% success rate in tracking drones in Ukraine

19th September 2023 - 16:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


APS's SKYctrl C-UAS with FIELDctrl radar has a claimed 90% success rate tracking Russian drones in Ukraine. (Photo: author)

Advanced Protection System (APS) has reported a 90% success in tracking Russian UAVs operating in the Ukraine war using its SKYctrl anti-drone system.

Advanced Protection System’s (APS’s) SKYctrl anti-drone system has been achieving a ‘90% success rate tracking UAVs operating against Ukrainian forces, buildings and people’ in the Russo-Ukraine war, according the company.

Details on the number of systems in service with Ukrainian forces and how many UAVs have been neutralised by APS's SKYctrl and FIELDctrl 3D multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) radar systems have not been disclosed.

APS sales director Arun Arumugam said at last week's DSEI event that the systems' success against the 10,000 UAVs Ukraine was encountering each month using APS soft-kill technology such as jamming or hard-kill options from other companies such had

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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