D-Fend Solutions releases update for counter-drone technology

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D-Fend Solutions, a provider of radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone takeover technology, has announced the release of Version 23.03 of its software for EnforceAir. 

According to the company, this counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) security solution has been upgraded with features that include enhanced core drone takeover capabilities and coverage, enhanced remote ID functionality, new reporting and analysis features and upgraded information sharing for the SAPIENT C-UAS standard.

Expanded capabilities

D-Fend says that the EnforceAir Version 23.03 provides a comprehensive update to the technology’s cyber-detection and mitigation methods and capabilities:

  • New detection, identification and/or mitigation capabilities for more than 20 additional new drones from leading manufacturers
  • Strengthened and focused coverage on most popular drones with high threat grades

Remote ID

EnforceAir’s remote ID capabilities have also been strengthened:

  • Support for long range detection, identification and tracking of drones and add-on modules that comply with remote ID standards of the US, EU and Japan
  • Situational awareness upgrade with seamless merger and data enrichment of remote ID broadcasted data with other information
  • Remote ID data layer now embedded across all EnforceAir products and configurations, including tactical deployment configuration and networked MSC2 system, with real time display, application programming interface (API) and analysis and replay capabilities

Reporting and analysis

According to the company, the update also provides enhancement to EnforceAir’s data analysis capabilities including:

  • New reporting capabilities to leverage replay feature
  • New Drone Activity Overview report, as first in a series of new reports and analyses

Other support

EnforceAir now supports information sharing with external C2 systems via SAPIENT, the Sensing for Asset Protection with Integrated Electronic Network Technology standard from the UK MoD.

The company says that EnforceAir’s API has been updated to share more drone information elements across systems in an integrated defense. Additionally, the system APIs will continue to be periodically updated to ensure effective and holistic data sharing with connected, multi-layered C2 systems.

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