DroneShield wins $800k contract with the Department of Defence

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DroneShield has secured a $800,000 contract with the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) to carry out works related to Artificial Intelligence in multi-domain applications.

DroneShield’s CEO Oleg Vornik said the work relates to both the counterdrone space as well as more general military/Government agency applications.

“Today, DroneShield is a global leader in the Artificial Intelligence multi-domain applications for military and Government agency work,” Mr Vornik stated.

“This project enables deeper collaboration with Australian defence to leapfrog our AI capabilities to the next level. We are extremely excited to continue pushing the envelope of what is possible with AI applications to military and Government work, and bring those capabilities to our customer base.

“We have a deep history of collaboration with the Australian military, including presently delivering a $3.8 million Electronic Warfare project, and this additional important project opens a new teaming sovereign industrial capability front.”

According to DroneShield’s statement, the work and the received payments are spread over the next 12 months.

DroneShield is an Australian publicly listed company specialising in C-UAS, Electronic Warfare, RF sensing, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Sensor Fusion, rapid prototyping and MIL-SPEC manufacturing.

The company recently sold a quantity of its RfOne MKII long-range drone detection sensors to the Australian Army.

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