SkyLock Adds Spoofing Tech to its CUS Solution

By Arie Egozi

Defence Industry

Tel Aviv. Israeli company SkyLock has added spoofing technology to its CUS solution. The additional layer, cuts the communication between the drone and its operator in addition to blocking GPS signals.

According to Asaf Lebovitz, the company’s VP Sales the new capability creates a virtual dome over the protected area and cuts any GPS connection. “The new capability can protect an area of 4 square km. In the future we will give the customers the capability to take control of the drone and land it safely in a point the customer has designated”.

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The basic capability offered by the Israeli company is the DroneLock, a hard kill system aimed mainly to deal with swarms of hostile drones. Each of the SkyLock killer drones weigh 960 Grams and can operate at a max range of 4 km and an altitude of 4 km. The cruise speed of the killer drone is 150-200 km/h. Each killer drone is equipped with an optical 4 K sensor that can work according to the company in day and low light conditions.

According to the Israeli company the killer drone optical sensor can detect a drone from a range of up to 400 meters. “By a combination of AI and machine vision, our killer drone aims at the soft spots of the incoming drone like the propellers and battery”. The Israeli company has developed a wearable anti-drone system that can neutralize drones using radio frequencies that are supposed to make them immune to anti-drone systems.

The company’s VP Sales said that the fast growing threat of armed drones brings the customers to demand more of one protective layer, “they want to fully be protected from any type of attack performed with different size drones. That is exactly what we offer “.

-The writer is an International Roving Correspondent of the publication. Views expressed are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of Raksha Anirveda

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