Fortem Technologies launches new DroneHunter F700 autonomous interceptor drone

By Sam Lewis, April 3rd, 2020  Read on→

US-based Fortem Technologies has launched its new world-first radar-based autonomous interceptor drone, the DroneHunter F700.

In recognition of the ever-growing need for evolution in the counter-drone technology sector, Fortem Technologies has created the counter-drone F700, calling it a ‘safe, effective deterrent’.

Fortem describes its new flexible undercarriage and interchangeable counter measures for single, multiple or swarm-based threats.

It also has a lightweight carbon fibre frame, allowing for greater speed and manoeuvrability.

Additionally, the undercarriage features pogo pins and payload snaps that are integrated with AI-enabled firing and flight software.

The F700 uses algorithms to safely navigate urban areas, and offers significant payload capacity to handle situations over civilians so that no drones fall from the sky.

Heavier drones are tethered or parachuted to a predetermined safe zone.

Timothy Bean, Fortem CEO, said: “We have advanced the DroneHunter F700 so that it can deliver any ordinance necessary to stop drones and to protect stadiums, refineries, campuses and entire metro regions. It is the premiere AI-enabled interceptor drone in the world.”

About Fortem Technologies

Fortem Technologies is the leader in airspace awareness, security and defense. Through an advanced ecosystem of distributed radar, AI at the Edge, deep sensor integration, and autonomous drone capture, Fortem monitors, protects and defends the world’s venues, infrastructures, cities and regions from dangerous or malicious drone threats. The same ecosystem is accelerating the safety of the world’s airspace for urban air mobility. Based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, the company is privately held and backed by Boeing, Signia Venture Partners, DCVC, Mubadala Investment Company and others.

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