Protecting Airports from Rogue Drones: D-Fend Expands Footprint in FAA Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Research Program
D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone detection and takeover mitigation technology, has announced its extended participation in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Detection and Mitigation Research Program. The program is designed to enhance the safety and efficiency of airport and National Airspace System (NAS) operations.
The company’s core Counter-UAS system, EnforceAir, was recently tested at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR), marking its deployment at a second airport site. The system had previously been selected for the FAA Program at Atlantic City International Airport (KACY).
The FAA program aims to ensure that technologies developed, tested, or deployed by federal departments and agencies to detect and mitigate potential risks posed by errant or hostile UAS operations do not adversely impact the safe and efficient operation of the NAS. The…