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In response to the growing global threat posed by drones, the Pitbull, an ultralight remote weapon station with anti-drone capabilities, provides a solution for detecting and tracking all types of drones during flight, enabling their neutralization and downing.
The system is manufactured by the Israeli company General Robotics, specializing in advanced robotic systems for defense and homeland security.
According to the company’s announcement, the Pitbull can intercept drones, even while in flight, thereby assisting with border protection and HLS. Interest in these solutions has already been expressed by various organizations around the world.
Pitbull AD, which weighs only 70 kg., is easily installed on all manned and unmanned ground, air, and maritime platforms including ultralight vehicles such as ATVs, as well as on fixed stations.
The system, which can integrate with any existing sensors, detects and tracks all types of drones in flight, can neutralize them via RF, intercept them, and if needed, bring them down by either soft- or hard-kill.
Another product developed by the company is the DOGO – an anti-terror robot being used by Special Forces, SWAT teams, and infantry around the world. Standard pistols can be quickly attached to it and easily operated via Point & Shoot technology.
The 10 kg robot can also integrate with non-lethal modules. The robot includes eight video cameras that provide 360° live video and can communicate in hostage situations. The DOGO is being sent into fatal funnels to provide situational awareness and remote engagement capabilities to increase the survivability of the fighting forces.