DroneShield has announced the initial order of a new product offering from a defense customer for its target-area Satellite Denial Systems (GNSS denial).
Several Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are utilized worldwide, with the U.S. GPS being the most well-known, alongside the Russian GLONASS, the Chinese BeiDou, and the European Galileo system.
For several years, DroneShield has incorporated GNSS denial techniques in its products to counter drones and UAVs, constituting a part of their intelligent defeat capability. The company has developed unique techniques and gained recognition as experts in this domain. Importantly, DroneShield systems are designed to focus disruption on specific targeted areas.
In response to a request from a FVEY government (Five Eyes – U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, and NZ), DroneShield is embarking on a paid Research and Development (R&D) project to further advance this capability. It is anticipated that a series of subsequent projects will follow, each aimed at more advanced system development. While the dollar value of the initial project is not considered material, this expansion represents a promising area for growth that may become significant within the next 24 months.
DroneShield’s CEO, Oleg Vornik, commented: “DroneShield has proven a successful ability to rapidly innovate and deliver on defense R&D contracts, as recently demonstrated in our Electronic Warfare domain efforts, where the Company has progressed from the initial $600k project to $3.8 million, to $9.9 million, all within a 3-year period.”
“Both Electronic Warfare and Satellite Denial represent closely adjacent areas to our core C-UAS space, with the learnings able to be channeled into our C-UAS work, in addition to the contracts on their own representing value for the business.” (Press Release)
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