US defence department awards Citadel Defense USD6m contract for integrated counter drone system

Citadel Defense has been awarded a sole source contract for USD6 million from a classified US Department of Defense customer to develop and deploy an integrated counter drone solution that can be used to autonomously detect, identify, track, and defeat hostile drones. The system will be deployed at sensitive government locations and effectively operated by non-specialist military personnel and first responders. The system will be deployed at sensitive government locations and effectively operated by non-specialist military personnel and first responders.

The solution is designed to autonomously detect, classify, track, and defeat unwanted unmanned aerial systems (UASs) using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and sensor fusion, says a press release.

Citadel specializes in the design, development and deployment of AI-powered counter-UAS solutions. The fusion of combat-proven radar, optics, and electronic warfare sensors into an intuitive user display gives military, government, and commercial customers a purpose-built soltion that safely clears the airspace of hostile drones operating individually or in swarms. Citadel’s integrated solution is designed for force protection in contested environments, the protection of critical infrastructure, urban surveillance, and security at high-profile events.

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www.dronecitadel.com

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