drones

WhiteFox Awarded $1M Phase I of a Multi-Phase Drone Defense Contract to Fortify South Asia’s Critical Infrastructure

WhiteFox Defense Technologies recently secured a significant $1 million contract. This milestone agreement, marking the first phase of a comprehensive multi-phase project, is aimed at bolstering the safety and protection of vital infrastructure and lives in South Asia. Amidst the rising global concern over drone-related threats, this contract highlights WhiteFox’s unwavering dedication to deploying cutting-edge technology for ensuring worldwide airspace security and safety.

A Novel Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Platform for Electrical Transmission Line Inspection

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are now widely used for remote inspection of electrical transmission lines, but capturing detailed information over long distances poses challenges. Additionally, sophisticated equipment is needed due to magnetic field interferences, increasing costs. Now, a team of researchers has introduced an innovative low-cost UAV platform. Using specialized algorithms, it addresses the limitations of affordable equipment, facilitating close-range inspections.

D-Fend Solutions Expands and Extends Participation in FAA Program for UAS Detection and Mitigation Testing and Evaluation Aimed at Enhancing Airport Safety

D-Fend Solutions announced expanded and extended participation in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Detection and Mitigation Research Program, aimed at achieving safe and efficient airport and National Airspace System (NAS) operations. The company’s core Counter-UAS system, EnforceAir, underwent testing at a second airport site, Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR).

D-Fend Solutions Expands and Extends Participation in FAA Program for UAS Detection and Mitigation Testing and Evaluation Aimed at Enhancing Airport Safety

D-Fend Solutions announced expanded and extended participation in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Detection and Mitigation Research Program, aimed at achieving safe and efficient airport and National Airspace System (NAS) operations. The company’s core Counter-UAS system, EnforceAir, underwent testing at a second airport site, Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR).

WhiteFox Defense Introduces Scorpion 3: Light Weight Man-Portable C-UAS Solution for Airspace Security

As regional conflicts such as in Ukraine and Israel continue to pose significant challenges to security and stability, the demand for advanced solutions to mitigate the threats posed by drones has reached a critical juncture. WhiteFox Defense Technologies, a leading provider of cutting-edge counter-drone solutions, announces the release of Scorpion 3, a lightweight, portable drone detection solution.

Dedrone Announces DedroneBeyond, Enabling Drones as First Responders

Dedrone announced the launch of DedroneBeyond, its solution to enable drone operations to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) for state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) law enforcement and emergency services when deploying drone as first responders (DFR). Currently in active testing programs in Michigan and Alabama, DedroneBeyond safely enables drones to fly without the need for human visual observers.

Magos Unveils New Cutting-Edge Drone Detection Radar Technology at GSX 2023

Magos Systems to introduce its ground-breaking drone detection radar system, revolutionizing the drone detection and protection market with a cost-effective and highly accurate AI-powered drone detection solution. Debuting at the 2023 Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Dallas, Sept 11-13, at booth 4273, the AR-300 Drone Detection Radar from Magos Systems provides a 24/7 holistic approach to countering the threat of drones by encompassing detection, classification, locating, tracking, and instant alerting.

Dedrone Launching Portable Counterdrone Security for Warfighters

Dedrone announced the launch of DedroneTactical, its agile CsUAS (counter small uncrewed aerial system) response kit, offering modular sensor-fusion and mitigation flexibility in the field, including Radio Frequency (RF) detect and defeat as well as camera and radar. All configurations leverage DedroneTracker.ai, the company’s AI-driven autonomous command and control (C2) platform that provides end-to-end CsUAS kill chain capabilities for dynamic situations in a portable solution. By leveraging DedroneTracker.ai, DedroneTactical delivers the fastest and most accurate CsUAS solution in any environment.

Dedrone Expands FAA Partnership for Counterdrone Operations at Airports

Dedrone announced an expanded partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under Section 383 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which provides for testing of counterdrone detection, tracking, identification and mitigation technologies to develop clearer regulations around the use of these technologies at airports.

Introducing Dedrone City-Wide Drone Detection to Make Cities Safer

This past week the security industry gathered together at ISC West to discuss the latest trends and developments within the industry. Both myself and Jackson Markey, Director, Americas, had the opportunity to introduce the biggest and most accessible form of Dedrone’s industry-leading technology yet: Dedrone’s City-Wide Drone Detection solution.

ADT Commercial Announces First EvoGuard Pilot Sale of Tando Autonomous Indoor Drones to Movado

ADT Commercial announced at ISC West 2023 that it has completed its first pilot sale for its EvoGuard brand of autonomous intelligent guarding solutions. The company recently sold the Tando autonomous indoor drones to existing pilot partner, luxury Swiss watchmaker Movado to continue field-testing the solution in their distribution center. Movado has been testing the indoor drones at the group’s distribution center in Moonachie, New Jersey, since June 2022.

Magos Systems, Nightingale Security Partner for Autonomous Radar/Drone Solution

Magos Systems has partnered with robotic aerial security company Nightingale Security to provide an innovative, fully-autonomous radar-activated drone solution for perimeter security. The solution combines Magos ground-based radar detection and classification with the Blackbird autonomous drone from Nightingale that can independently respond to an event, acting as a force multiplier for human guard forces. Magos radars work in conjunction with PTZ cameras and the Magos MASS+AI software to classify targets as wildlife, vehicles, persons, etc. to reduce nuisance alarms and categorize potential threats.

Dedrone Acquires Aerial Armor to Accelerate Airspace Security Leadership 

Dedrone announced its acquisition of Aerial Armor, a leader in counterdrone systems and integrator of drone detection hardware. The acquisition will enable Dedrone to deliver the best-in-class technology platform to meet airspace security needs of the future as demand for counterdrone protections continues to increase in the US and around the world. As part of the acquisition, Dedrone will honor all Aerial Armor customer contracts and retain all employees, including CEO Russ Haugan and CTO Matt Altman. Customers of each company will continue with no changes to their solutions in the near term.

Eye on the Sky

Consolidated Edison of New York is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States. Founded in 1823 to light and maintain the gaslight lamps for New York City, today ConEd is responsible for routing electricity, gas, and steam services to more than 10 million customers across the five boroughs of New York City and Westchester County, NY. Its secure Tier One (critical infrastructure) building in the heart of New York City serves as the control center for all power entering and exiting the city.

US Joint Counter-drone Office Selects Top Teams for Installation Protection

Liteye System’s Inc. in partnership with SAIC was recently selected by the Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO) to provide approved Counter UAS services and hardware to the US Government. Liteye was chosen as an important part of the SAIC team to protect fixed locations under the Counter-UAS as a Service (CaaS) model. CaaS is defined as Contractor Owned Government Operated (COGO) or Contractor Owned Contractor Operated (COCO) solutions enabling the Department to effectively Detect, Identify, Track and Defeat adversarial UAS’ while meeting critical affordability and funding realities.

ADT Commercial Nears Commercialization of Robots, Drones for Intelligent Autonomous Guarding

ADT Commercia is nearing commercialization of its intelligent autonomous guarding solutions, and is showcasing new updates to its innovative humanoid robotics and indoor drone technologies Sept. 12–14 at GSX 2022. ADT Commercial’s suite of intelligent autonomous guarding solutions will use AI and AR in combination with autonomous humanoid robots and indoor drones for comprehensive security surveillance of a wide variety of commercial areas.

Teledyne FLIR debuts SIRAS Drone for Public Safety and Industrial Inspection

Teledyne FLIR launched SIRAS™,a professional drone that includes a quick-connect dual radiometric thermal and visible camera payload. Engineered for data security, performance, and affordability, SIRAS is optimized for industrial and utility inspection, public safety, firefighting, and search and rescue missions. The IP-54-rated aircraft features a 31-minute flight time, radar-based front collision avoidance, and backpack portability, so professional UAV pilots can fly safely when and where the mission demands.

Dedrone Launches DedronePortable for Military and Commercial Entities Around the World

Dedrone announced the launch of DedronePortable, an all-in-one kit that offers comprehensive drone detection, tracking, and identification capabilities (DTI) on-the-go. In use by multiple militaries, government agencies and commercial entities around the world, DedronePortable offers Dedrone’s sophisticated machine learning technology and end-to-end defeat capabilities via a system that can be set-up, in the field, in less than 20 minutes. DedronePortable can be combined with DroneDefender to not only DTI enemy/unauthorized drones but also deny and disrupt the RF bands used by most commercial and military drones, and across the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, and QZSS geo-location bands.

FelenaSoft Releases Version of Xeoma VMS with New Drone Detection Modul

FelenaSoft LTD has integrated numerous new features, specifically an artificial intelligence (AI) based aerial drone detection module. Widespread use and adoption of drones for various purposes has led to challenging times for security teams at larger organization. Drones are becoming more advanced in their capabilities and have become used for nefarious usage such as smuggling, determining weak spots on corporate/government campuses, and actual spying activities. Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) have even become weapons that different countries are using for war-time efforts.

Nocturne Drones Announces Cooperation with Dedrone and Expands Its Portfolio in Drone Defense Systems

Nocturne Drones, one of the world’s leading providers of drone shows, is presenting a new special unit for drone defense – Nocturne Drone Defense Systems – in cooperation with San Francisco-based Dedrone. A business unit of the German company Technology Arts, Nocturne Drones specializes in unique drone shows for customers such as E.ON, Xbox and the state of Saxony-Anhalt on the Day of German Unity. Nocturne Drones recently broke a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive formations of drones. The company chose Dedrone to expand its portfolio and protect shows around the world from unauthorized drones.