General Dynamics Mission Systems and Dedrone, the globally renowned company in airspace security and defence, has announced their strategic counter-drone partnership, providing General Dynamics' global network with access to Dedrone's complete drone detection and defeat technology.
Counter-unmanned aerial systems
As part of this strategic agreement, General Dynamics Mission Systems becomes a value-added reseller for Dedrone's counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities and has made a significant equity investment in Dedrone.
General Dynamics will exclusively supply Dedrone's counter-drone technology to their global defence, civil government, intelligence, and critical infrastructure customers.
Counter-drone technology deployment
We're excited to partner with Dedrone to provide counter-drone capabilities to our global customer base"
"The intrusion of private and restricted airspace by unmanned aerial systems is one of the fastest-growing threats facing our customers, and Dedrone's counter UAS technology platform is the market-renowned solution to defeat those threats," said Chris Brady, President of General Dynamics Mission Systems and a newly appointed member of Dedrone's Advisory Board.
Chris adds, "We're excited to partner with Dedrone to provide counter-drone capabilities to our global customer base."
C-UAS detection technology
In the counter-drone technology market, Dedrone's exclusive focus on C-UAS detection technology and counter-drone defence have enabled them to become an industry-renowned company with the rare distinction of having production systems fielded and in operational use worldwide.
The Dedrone C-UAS technology portfolio combines machine-learning software with advanced hardware sensors, electronic attack methods such as smart jamming, and defeat weapons to provide early warning, classification of, and mitigation against drone threats.
Mission-critical airspace security systems
Dedrone's capabilities are used by hundreds of customers globally, including the U.S. military, allied and coalition forces, correctional facilities, airports, utilities, and corporations, as well as other public and private organisations.
"Dedrone is thrilled to be partnering with General Dynamics Mission Systems, a globally renowned company in building smarter mission-critical products and systems," shares Aaditya Devarakonda, CEO of Dedrone.
He adds, "With General Dynamics, Dedrone's technology will reach a broad, global customer base, opening opportunities to provide mission-critical airspace security systems to customers both in the U.S. federal and defence sectors, as well as their global critical enterprise security customers."