DroneShield wins $5.7M repeat order from US gov’t

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DroneShield Ltd announced a repeat order worth AUD 5.7 million from a US Government customer for its Counter-UxS (C-UxS) systems.

These systems target multi-domain aerial, ground, and maritime surface drones, addressing the growing need for advanced counterdrone technology in modern conflicts, the company said in an ASX announcement.

The delivery, involving multiple DroneShield product lines, will be completed in several stages throughout the year.

Matt McCrann, DroneShield’s US CEO, emphasised the importance of this contract, “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.

He continued, “We value our partnership and look forward to continuing to support our troops and partners wherever possible.”

Tom Branstetter, DroneShield’s director of Business Development, highlighted the company’s capabilities, stating, “Our comprehensive product portfolio paired with high-level manufacturing affords us the ability to rapidly outfit US 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,” he added.

DroneShield specialises in artificial Intelligence-based platforms designed to protect against advanced threats such as drones and autonomous systems.