Allen-Vanguard, a US owned provider of Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) solutions with facilities in the UK & North America and DroneShield Limited an Australian/US provider of Artificial Intelligence based platforms for protection against advanced threats such as drones and autonomous systems have announced a partnership between their companies. Both companies are respective global leaders in their fields. DroneShield’s Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) solutions include a variety of multi-mission AI-powered C-UAS platforms such as RfPatrol body-worn sensor, DroneGun portable countermeasure, DroneSentry-X on-the-move system and DroneSentry base protection system. Allen-Vanguard have an extensive C-IED history and portfolio of solutions that has been bolstered in recent years by their ANCILE C-UAS system, an operationally proven and highly effective RF Countermeasure.
Oleg Vornik, DroneShield CEO, commented, “Many of our customers have mission sets that require both C-UAS and C-IED solutions. By combining our solutions, both from technical and commercial distribution point of view, we can provide a more complete offering to the existing respective customers of both companies, as well as collaborate on channels to market. There are presently a number of active combined opportunities that we are excited to be pursuing.”
Michael Dithurbide, Allen-Vanguard President, commented, “Allen-Vanguard comes from a rich, multi-decade C-IED heritage, providing scores of Tier 1 militaries globally with effective and robust capability solutions. With C-UAS a rapidly rising and often overlapping threat, we are pleased to partner with DroneShield, a leader in this space, to collaborate from a technical and commercial perspective to meet the exacting needs of our global customer base.
Allen-Vanguard offers unsurpassed operationally proven capability in applications and solutions for protection against Radio Controlled IEDs (RCIEDs) and drones (UAS). The company’s capabilities assure spectrum dominance, and thereby optimum performance, in harsh and complex RF environments. Their exceptional ability to support users with mission-critical waveform development is based on extensive front-line operational experience and access to the world’s largest proprietary threat library that has captured over 100,000 incidents and attacks.
DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) is an Australian/US publicly listed company focusing on RF sensing, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Sensor Fusion, Electronic Warfare, Rapid Prototyping and MIL-SPEC manufacturing. The company capabilities are used to protect Military, Government, Law Enforcement, Critical Infrastructure, Commercial and VIPs throughout the world. Its leadership brings world-class expertise in engineering and physics, combined with deep experience in defence, intelligence, and aerospace.