Defense giant Thales strengthens ties with counter-drone startup DroneShield
French aerospace, defense, and security giant Thales is reinforcing its ties with Australian-based counter-drone startup DroneShield in a joint effort to keep pace with the rising threats of malicious UAV deployment around the world.
The strengthening of the two companies’ existing links will be announced March 23. A press release seen in advance says the three-year-old relationship will be deepened through Thales placing orders for additional DroneShield technology for integration into the French group’s counter-drone systems. Neither the products nor value of the transaction were stipulated, as has been the case in previous acquisition of DroneShield platforms by Thales.
DroneShield produces artificial intelligence-based counter-drone and autonomous threat defense tech to companies and governments around the world – including in the US, where it’s been on a roll for the last year. It offers clients both tailor-made counter-UAV and electronic warfare…