DroneShield delivers anti-drone measures to the Middle East

Drone detection and counter-measure company DroneShield has completed shipment of an order of its DroneGun anti-drone counter measure systems to the defence department of a middle eastern nation.

The nation, which has not been named by the Sydney company, will pay the company $3 million on completion of the order.

DroneShield CEO Oleg Vornik said: “DroneShield’s supply chain and manufacturing capabilities have remained intact through the current global crisis, and in fact have ramped up following the opening of a new manufacturing facility in western Sydney earier this quarter.”

DroneShield’s products have been used to protect against rogue drones in the Winter Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, and have been bought by allied defence and security forces.

Once activated, the DroneGun interferes with video transmission back to the drone operator, and results in the drone descending to the ground where it can be inspected or returning to the operator where it can be tracked.

Last year DroneShield received a NSW Defence Innovation Network (DIN) seed project grant where they will be working with University of Technology Sydney (UTS) researchers.

Picture: Droneshield/DroneGun Tactical units awaiting shipment

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