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AI to push automated C-UAS system

17th July 2019 - 15:09 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast


Leonardo will further automate its Falcon Shield counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) platform in the coming years, with the increased introduction of AI one of a number of planned upgrades.  

Recent incidents at Gatwick and Heathrow airports, among others, have shone a spotlight on C-UAS for both commercial and military users. Elements of Falcon Shield were used by the UK RAF to confirm that both airports were free of UAS.

Leonardo is implementing a range of enhancements to the system based on these experiences and other lessons learned since its launch in 2015.  Steve Bennett, head of capability - land C4ISR for Leonardo Electronics, highlighted the potential of AI and machine learning as

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Gerrard Cowan


Gerrard Cowan

Gerrard Cowan is an author having recently published his world-renowned book 'The Machinery'. He …

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