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DSEI 2019: General Robotics showcases next generation Pitbull-3

11th September 2019 - 07:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team in London

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General Robotics revealed the new anti-drone remote controlled weapon station (RCWS) with its latest features, known as the Pitbull-3 at DSEI 2019.

The Pitbull-3 is a lightweight RCWS that delivers General Robotic's 'Point & Shoot' technology. It also provides a solution for detecting and tracking of all types of drones during flight, enabling neutralisation and downing of the UAVs.

Weighing 70kg, the Pitbull-3 anti-drone station provides a 'complete solution in one compact and mobile system' that can be installed on any manned or unmanned ground, air or maritime platforms, including ultralight vehicles such as ATVs and fixed stations.

‘While hard-kill solutions are inevitably needed to stop advanced drones and drone swarms, there is a strong focus on soft-kill capabilities. Pitbull-3 enables both.’ said Shahar Gal, CEO of General Robotics.

The system’s solution against drones enables three courses of action to be taken: the detection of drones by various radar types within the system, with a drone detection range of up to 5km; a soft-kill via an integrated jammer which can induce simultaneous disruption of all drones’ communication ...

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