Radio Hill has just finalized a contract initiated by the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) to purchase a large lot of block 3 Dronebusters. This hand-held drone detection and jamming systems for use in the battle against ISIL.
The block 3 Dronebuster was certified by the Army’s Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) product directorate in January of 2017 at Yuma Proving Ground and chosen for use by U.S. forces overseas working in Operation Inherent Resolve. The Dronebuster is a 5 lb. 21-inch long drone jammer. The Dronebuster provides forces a lightweight, instantly available counter-drone tool.
Radio Hill’s CTO Bryan Sydnor commented: “There has been a lot of work in getting the system certified for deployment, but we are thrilled to partner with the Army to get this easy-to-use capability in the hands of our warfighters.”
This counter-UAS system that can both detect and defeat all types of COTS drones. Its unique in having the ability to detect four different radio bands and jam in five. This counter-UAV capability equates to the most complete hand-held system available today.
Delivery will be made in the upcoming weeks and include several training sessions to ensure ease-of-use by deployed forces.
Source: Press Release