DroneShield Restricted (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Firm”) is happy to advise it has reached compliance with UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) SAPIENT format. SAPIENT is a standard working format for defence gadgets (with comparable rules to the US Division of Protection ATAK system), initially developed by the UK’s Defence Science and Know-how Laboratory (DSTL). It was since adopted as the usual counter drone communication system within the UK.
SAPIENT presents a normal strategy for AI and autonomy in networked multi-sensor programs in safety and defence, and is being evaluated as a possible NATO normal for counter-drone programs.
Further data on SAPIENT is on the market at https://www.gov.uk/steerage/sapient-autonomous-sensor-system
Going ahead, DroneShield’s AI-enabled counterdrone/C-UAS RfPatrol, RfOne, and DroneSentry-X merchandise now have the aptitude to offer a SAPIENT compliant output.
Oleg Vornik, DroneShield CEO, commented, “Within the present difficult geopolitical setting, DroneShield continues to considerably progress our engagement throughout the NATO militaries, and particularly UK, alongside Australia and the US. We now have on-the-ground crew members in all 3 international locations, supported by a community of extremely succesful native companions – within the case of UK, our companion is BT with its substantial defence credentials, in addition to being a family title within the UK market.”
“Compliance with the SAPIENT format was pushed by end-user requests from our UK and European militaries. It ensures our networked gadgets are plug-and-play appropriate to the widespread working format of different gadgets and programs of these end-users. We’re at the moment concerned in significant acquisition tender processes with UK and European end-users, which require this compliance as a part of the deployment.”