ALADDIN counter-UAV project enlists help of OpenWorks’ SkyWall

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OpenWorks Engineering, creator of the SkyWall Patrol net capture system, has announced that it will be collaborating on the new ALADDIN counter-UAV system.

ALADDIN is a joint effort, with a number of other partners helping develop the technology.

It will be demonstrated later this year in Greece, with the two systems joining via use of the SkyLink module.

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SkyWall Patrol gives a mobile operator the ability to physically capture a drone in a net, used in conjunction with electronic countermeasures for a layered defence, or in environments where electronic attack cannot be deployed.

ALADDIN will focus on detection, classification and localisation; neutralisation; and command and control.

Neil Armstrong, director and founder of OpenWorks, commented: “OpenWorks is delighted to be a part of the ALADDIN project. SkyWall Patrol together with SkyLink will allow detection and tracking of a drone, to end with a known outcome – capturing the drone in a net.

“We are very much looking forward to building on our existing relationships with CS Systems and are excited to show what SkyWall has to offer when integrated”.

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