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AUSA 2021: Skylock offers counter-UAS solutions to US market

12th October 2021 - 16:00 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC


'The Robot' has customers in the UAE and undisclosed Eastern European countries. (Photo: Wilder Alejandro Sanchez)

A multi-layer counter-UAS system called 'The Robot' uses a combination of radar, RF detection, EO/IR and jamming for protection of bases and vessels.

Israel-based company Skylock, part of the AVNON group, displayed its counter-UAS short-range solution, known as 'The Robot', at the AUSA event in Washington DC on 11-13 October. 

A company representative explained to Shephard that upcoming deliveries, scheduled to be completed before the end of the year, will be to customers in the UAE and undisclosed Eastern European nations.

'The Robot' has already been deployed to protect military facilities, airports, and prisons, and can also be installed aboard vessels. USSOCOM has acquired a portable version of the system.

Represented by Mistral Group in the US, Skylock has a history of sales to several …

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