DroneShield launches “lighter, more versatile Drone Cannon MkII”

DroneShield Ltd reports it has launched the DroneCannon MKIITM fixed site UAS/drone disruption device.

According to the company the DroneCannon MKIITM is substantially lighter and more portable than the original DroneCannon, with increased durability and versatility made possible through advances in DroneShield’s proprietary waveform technologies, mechanical design and customised electronics.

“A non-kinetic countermeasure, the DroneCannon MKIITM can disrupt UAS at significant ranges, enabling users to cover large sites with minimal installation points. Through DroneShield’s DroneSentry-C2TM software the DroneCannon MKIITM can be paired with DroneShield’s DroneSentryTM fixed site detection sensors such as the RfOne MKIITM, enabling it to disrupt UAS threats autonomously, removing the need for a “man in the loop” system.” Says the company. “With the capability to disrupt multiple bands simultaneously including GNSS, the DroneCannon MKIITM ensures customers are protected from commercial off-the-shelf drones as well as custom threats, now commonplace in asymmetric warfare in global conflicts. RF disruption is especially effective against “UAS swarm” attacks and wide antenna azimuth and elevation provide complete coverage from threats including drones directly above the sensor. Frequency bands can be individually activated and de-activated providing more control to the user and reducing the collateral effects of RF disruption.”

Oleg Vornik, DroneShield’s CEO, commented, “DroneCannon MKII, with its lighter, more compact design, ruggedness and incorporation of advanced technologies, integrates seamlessly within DroneShield’s DroneSentry C-UAS ecosystem, and with third party systems as a stand-alone effector. Its complete dome coverage area is substantially superior to the “donut” coverage of other systems on the market. DroneShield is presently delivering this product to several key customers globally, under the purchase agreements with these customers.”

(Image: DroneShield)

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