Unmanned Vehicles

DroneNet system gets enhanced capabilities

14th November 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Netline Communications Technologies has developed a new direction-finding (DF) component for its DroneNet system, the company announced on 14 November.

DroneNet is designed to detect, identify, direction find, locate and jam UAS that threaten secured airspace, such as that over strategic facilities, temporary military bases or high-profile public events.

The new, MIL STD-compliant DF component adds an additional layer to the multi-layer DroneNet solution.  Whilst the deployment of a single DF sensor points the location of a detected drone - both its direction and its elevation- the deployment of multiple DF sensors enables the determination of a precise 3D location.

When DroneNet detects an unauthorised UAS, it can jam the communication between the drone and its operator on ISM bands, as well as the drone’s GPS signal in order to eliminate the immediate threat.

Yallon Bahat, CEO of Netline, said: ‘As future threats in this field evolve, Netline continues to invest in developing additional capabilities in several domains. We are proud to reveal two of these capabilities, providing enhanced actionable information, such as precise 3D location, and surgical mitigation.

‘Netline’s solution is one of the first of its kind currently available in the C-drone market. This latest development aligns with our vision to become one of the leading players in the C-drone solutions arena, and our aim to overcome our customers’ operational gaps.’

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