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Drone detection reaching tipping point

27th December 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


With drone proliferation and trespass over sensitive and critical infrastructure likely to reach a tipping point in the near future many companies are looking at ways to detect and deter unmanned incursions.

One of these is Kelvin Hughes which has optimised its SharpEye SxV radar and SMS systems to produce a capability that officials say can identify and continuously track a potential UAS threat at significant ranges.

Testing for the facility was performed at an unnamed facility which allowed for repeat flight by small UAS within its closed airspace. Once detected by the radar an optical camera is then directed

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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