EOS to field directed energy counter-drone capability

Canberra-based EOS Defence Systems will field a 26 kW laser directed energy (DE) counter-drone capability in November, CEO Grant Sanderson has disclosed to ADM.

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“We’ve been doing a lot of work in this area for the past couple of years and what we’re calling the counter-drone directed energy product is now undergoing materiel testing and goes into the field in November,” Sanderson said. “Currently it’s containerised, but we intend to have it mounted in a mobile platform 2022.”