DroneGun Tactical Certified for Human Exposure

Matthew Moss
by Matthew Moss
The DroneGun MkII in action (DroneShield)

DroneShield, manufacturer’s of the DroneGun have announced that their lightened DroneGun Tactical has been certified safe for human exposure. The DroneGun Tactical is an improved anti-drone device which can jam and take control of aerial drones from ranges up to 1 km. DroneShield aim to provide safe countermeasures against a wide range of current drone models. The lightened ‘Tactical’ model was introduced back in February 2018.

The news follows the certification of DroneShield’s MkII DroneGun safe for human exposure in January 2018. The certification of DroneShield’s improved model comes as the system is under testing and evaluation with a number of government and military agencies around the world.

DroneShield’s lightened and improved DroneGun Tactical (Droneshield)

Here’s DroneShield’s full press release on the safety certification:

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its DroneGun TacticalTM product has been certified as compliant for human exposure, in connection with requests by potential governmental end-users, in relation to their procurement processes.

OneTech, a specialist SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) laboratory for global certifications, has certified DroneShield’s DroneGun TacticalTM as compliant with the ARPANSA EN 50566 and EN 50663 (Australian and New Zealand Communications and Media Authority requirements for human exposure to radio frequencies) within the specific frequency bands of operation which cross references to the international ICNIRP standard.

The certification was obtained in response to the DroneGun TacticalTM product advancing through procurement processes with a number of major defence and other government agencies internationally, for which this was a requirement requested by several agencies.

The certification follows DroneGun MKIITM safety for human exposure certification in December 2017, and DroneSentryTM airport compliance certification in May 2018.

DroneShield are due to team up with another Australian company, Intelligent Security Integration, exhibit at the upcoming Land Forces 2018 exhibition in Adelaide in September 2018. The will be showing off their latest version of version of Rapid Scout, a HQ vehicle with an integrated counter-drone system onboard.

More info is available on their website here.

Matthew Moss
Matthew Moss

Managing Editor: TheFirearmBlog.com & Overt Defense.com. Matt is a British historian specialising in small arms development and military history. He has written several books and for a variety of publications in both the US and UK. Matt is also runs The Armourer's Bench, a video series on historically significant small arms. Here on TFB he covers product and current military small arms news. Reach Matt at: matt@thefirearmblog.com

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