Counter uav (c-uav) for capture
and safe recovery of rogue uav’s
COUNTER UAV (C-UAV)
The SPARROWHAWK payload provides a C-UAV system designed to capture and recover intact a rogue UAV and its payload safely. SPARROWHAWK will stop fully autonomous UAVs up to 20kg, both rotary and fixed wing.
SPARROWHAWK can be re-armed and ready for repeat sorties in just a few seconds. The firing system has been designed specifically to be attached and detached with minimum process and can easily be completed by a single operator using no tools. Batteries can also be swapped in seconds, minimising downtime.
SECURE DATA FEEDS
Transmitting via COFDM with optional encryption, the video relay is secure and reliable, giving operators the confidence to know that the SPARROWHAWK C-UAV payload will provide the images they need for assessment and control.
The SPARROWHAWK module is a Counter UAV (C-UAV) system designed to capture, and recover intact, a rogue UAV and its payload safely. SPARROWHAWK will stop fully autonomous UAVs up to 20kg, both rotary and fixed wing, and can be re-armed in just a few seconds for repeat sorties. Batteries can also be swapped in seconds, minimising downtime.
The SPARROWHAWK system is portable, reliable, quick to deploy and easy to operate. It comprises of the RESPONDER multi-copter UAV, weighted entanglement net, parachute, safety interlocked deployment system, EOIR camera aiming and target selection module.
SPARROWHAWK operates with RESPONDER’S enhanced video relay and remote monitoring stations so both the pilot and observer/ commander at the scene and remote personnel can monitor an incident even in poor light conditions.
Transmitting via COFDM with optional encryption, the video relay is secure and reliable, giving operators the confidence to know that SPARROWHAWK will provide the images they need for assessment and decision making.
Ergonomically designed to be worn by one person and powered from its twin ‘quick change’ battery pack, the GCS-lite allows your pilots the freedom to move as they wish to ensure that they maintain their perfect vantage point, maximising their control over the UAV at all times.
Pilots can walk, run or even use vehicles or boats to reposition themselves while operating and remaining in full control of their UAV. Within a few seconds of switching the system on, your pilot can be receiving video and launching any of the Search Systems’ vehicles.
DOCUMENTATION AND TRAINING
All Search Systems’ UAV packages come with pilot and search operator training, warranties and support.
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