DroneShield and Allen Vanguard Partner across C-UAS and C-IED space

23 February 2022 – DroneShield Limited(ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”) an Australian/US provider of Artificial Intelligence based platforms for protection against advanced threats such as drones and autonomous systems and Allen-Vanguard, a US owned provider of C-IED solutions with facilities in the UK & North America, have today announced a partnership between their companies. 

Both companies are respective global leaders in their fields. DroneShield’s C-UAS solutions include a variety of multi-mission AI-powered C-UAS platforms such as RfPatrolTM body-worn sensor, DroneGunTM portable countermeasure, DroneSentry-XTM on-the-move system and DroneSentry base protection system. Allen-Vanguard have an extensive C-IED history and portfolio of solutions that has been bolstered in recent years by their ANCILETM C-UAS system, an operationally proven and highly effective RF Countermeasure.

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Oleg Vornik, DroneShield CEO, commented, “Many of our customers have mission sets that require both C-UAS and C-IED solutions. By combining our solutions, both from technical and commercial distribution point of view, we can provide a more complete offering to the existing respective customers of both companies, as well as collaborate on channels to market. There are presently a number of active combined opportunities that we are excited to be pursuing.” 

Michael Dithurbide, Allen-Vanguard President, commented, “Allen-Vanguard comes from a rich, multi-decade C-IED heritage, providing scores of Tier 1 militaries globally with effective and robust capability solutions. With C-UAS a rapidly rising and often overlapping threat, we are pleased to partner with DroneShield, a leader in this space, to collaborate from a technical and commercial perspective to meet the exacting needs of our global customer base.  This announcement has been approved for the release to ASX by the Board.

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