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DroneShield Awarded $5.7 Million US Government Contract for Its C-UxS Systems

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DroneShield Awarded $5.7 Million US Government Contract for Its C-UxS Systems

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DroneShield Awarded $5.7 Million US Government Contract for Its C-UxS Systems
DroneShield Awarded $5.7 Million US Government Contract for Its C-UxS Systems

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (DroneShield or the Company) is pleased to announce it has received a repeat order of A$5.7 million from a U.S. Government customer for a number of its C-UxS (Counter-UxS) systems. C-UxS refers to counterdrone systems targeting multi-domain aerial, ground and maritime surface drones. The delivery, involving multiple DroneShield product lines, is expected to be completed in several stages throughout the remainder of the year.

Tom Branstetter, DroneShield’s Director of Business Development, said: “Our comprehensive product portfolio paired with high-level manufacturing affords us the ability to rapidly outfit U.S. and partner nations with lifesaving technology, while also addressing a wide range of operational requirements. It’s a privilege to assist the U.S. government and our allies in strengthening security both at home and abroad.”

DroneSentry-X C-UxS system installed on a maritime platform
DroneSentry-X C-UxS system installed on a maritime platform. (Photo by DroneShield)

Matt McCrann, DroneShield’s US CEO, said: “As the drone threat continues to evolve and proliferate across domains in modern conflicts, we are honored to support the U.S. Government and our allies as they look to meet the growing need for advanced Counter-UxS solutions. We value our partnership and look forward to continuing to support our troops and partners wherever possible.”

DroneShield is an Australian and U.S. publicly listed company providing C-UAS (counterdrone) protection, focusing on Radio Frequency sensing, Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning, Sensor Fusion, Electronic Warfare, Rapid Prototyping and MIL-SPEC manufacturing. DroneShield develops pre-eminent UAS security solutions that protect people, organisations and critical infrastructure from intrusion from UAS threats. Its leadership brings world-class expertise in engineering and physics, combined with deep experience in defence, intelligence, and aerospace.

DroneShield Awarded $5.7 Million US Government Contract for Its C-UxS Systems
DroneSentry-X C-UxS system installed on a maritime platform. (Photo by DroneShield)

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