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SkyWall on show at DSEI in London in September


The OpenWorks team will be presenting the production SkyWall100 drone defence system and the SkyWall300 at DSEI in London September 12-15th.

SkyWall is a system that enables any security authority the ability to protect assets from the threats posed by drones. SkyWall100 is a man-portable, cost effective system that captures a drone in a net and then brings it to the ground under a parachute.

The latest SkyWall300 system will be presented alongside the long range net capture projectile, the SP40-ER, that will be capable of capturing errant UAS multiple kilometers away.

Please visit https://www.dsei.co.uk/ for more information or contact one of the OpenWorks team.

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SkyWall100 Captures Drones In New Orleans


OpenWorks was invited to participate in the Adaptive Red Team Evaluation in downtown New Orleans. This provided a rare opportunity to give live demonstrations of SkyWall100 in a representative inner-city environment.

Drone Capture in New Orleans

SkyWall100 was operated at the Superdome, Lafayette Square, City Hall and the Cruise Terminal. The deployment of the onboard parachute ensured a known outcome for the operator. The event included night time operation demonstrating the SmartScope’s ability to track drone targets in low light conditions.

SkyWall100 on display at SECON 2017 in South Korea


SkyWall100 was on display in South Korea as OpenWorks continue working in partnership with STX, South Korea's leading counter-UAS solution provider.

SkyWall100 was presented as part of a full end-to-end counter UAS system on the STX stand at the SECON exhibition. A range of technologies for drone detection and neutralisation was on display to the visiting delegations, representing the security needs of industrial and national infrastructure and law enforcement.

Boram Kim, Assistant Manager of the STX team, commented "we had a very fruitful exhibition at SECON 2017, especially with a great attention to SkyWall100. People have shown a great interest in this new technology".

OpenWorks is excited to be working closely with such a proactive organisation, STX is continually pushing to pull together the best counter UAS products and technologies to ensure their customers have access to the most capable and appropriate solution to their security scenario.

 

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