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  • DroneShield (DRO) has entered a new agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for research involving its DroneShield multi-sensor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
  • The agreement will focus on DRO’s DroneSentry and DroneSentry-C2 solutions for fixed and semi-fixed site applications
  • DroneSentry is a system that integrates multiple sensors such as radiofrequency, radar and IR camera for layered detection, classification, identification and tracking of UAS
  • The total value of the agreement is unknown, and no revenue projection has yet been made
  • DroneShield’s shares are in the grey, last trading at 16.5 cents

DroneShield (DRO) has entered a new agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

The Sydney-based tech company specialises in electronic warfare, radio-frequency sensing, artificial intelligence and sensor fusion for use by law enforcement and the military.

The new cooperative research and development agreement will involve DroneShield’s multi-sensor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) detection and mitigation capabilities, focussing primarily on its DroneSentry and DroneSentry-C2 solutions for fixed and semi-fixed site applications.

 DroneSentry is a system that integrates multiple sensors such as radiofrequency, radar and IR camera for layered detection, classification, identification and tracking of UAS. It leverages artificial intelligence-based radiofrequency detection, long-range sensing, and expanded multi-sensor data fusion capabilities to enable users to deploy a complete detection and threat assessment.

“We are excited to work closely with the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate under this cooperative agreement to support end-users throughout their agency and sub-agency partners,” said DroneShield’s CEO, Oleg Vornik.

“Our DroneSentry solution is at the forefront of fixed-site counter-UAS and partnerships like this one allow us to make further advancements that are most relevant to the end users and mission we serve.”

The total value of the agreement is unknown, and no revenue projection has yet been made.

DroneShield’s shares are in the grey, last trading at 16.5 cents at 10:18 am AEDT.

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