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US supplied end-to-end DroneDefender anti-drone device to Ukrαine

The US Department of Defense has delivered the DroneDefender anti-drone device to the armed forces of Ukrαine. It is American-made and is in service only in the US army [now also in the Ukrαiniαn army].

A photo shared on social media shows a Ukrαiniαn soldier holding a DroneDefender. Since the United States is the operator of DroneDefender – logically, the United States is the alleged supplier.

DroneDefender is developed and manufactured by DeDrone. The device boots up in less than a second. the range is up to 2 km. With its batteries fully charged, the DroneDefender can operate continuously for up to 2 hours. It has an integrated VR simulator and weighs about 7 kg. Integrated GPS and SD memory cards are additional conveniences.

The manufacturer describes its product as a very good means of jamming the most commonly used frequencies of enemy drones. This includes the GNSS spectrum and effectively countering a wide range of COTS UAS.

DroneDefender is a device that is easy to deploy and easy to use. It can capture information and has a mute mode. Its application is wide: from embassies, and observation towers, its use in convoy units, port protection, forward operating base protection for deployed military units, etc.

KVS-G6

Not for the first time since the beginning of the wαr, photos published on social networks reveal the military equipment of the Ukrαiniαn armed forces. For example, a similar photo revealed in July that the Ukrαiniαns were using a self-made anti-drone device. It is about the KVS G-6 developed and manufactured by the Ukrαiniαn company Kvertus Technology.

KVS G-6 uses radio signals to disrupt the control of the drone, has a range of three and a half kilometers, and a battery life of 30 minutes. According to the manufacturer, the weαpσn can disrupt the transmission of video and remote control at 2.4 and 5 GHz, as well as GPS L2 [and L1] and Glonass signals. In addition, there are disc, amplified, and directional antennas.