Eurosatory 2018: General Robotics to Showcase Pitbull RWS with Anti-Drone Capabilities

The system, which can integrate with any existing sensors, detects and tracks all types of drones in flight, can neutralize them via RF, intercept them, and if needed, bring them down by either soft- or hard-kill

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General Robotics, an Israeli company specializing in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced robotic systems for defense and homeland security applications will showcase the Pitbull, an ultralight remote weapon station with anti-drone (AD) capabilities at the Eurosatory 2018 show.

Pitbull AD, which weighs 70 kg, is easily installed on all manned and unmanned ground, air, and maritime platforms including ultralight vehicles such as ATVs, as well as on fixed stations. The system, which can integrate with any existing sensors, detects and tracks all types of drones in flight, can neutralize them via RF, intercept them, and if needed, bring them down by either soft- or hard-kill.

“We are pleased to present Pitbull AD (Anti-Drone) Ultralight Remote Weapon Station at Eurosatory, in response to the growing global threat posed by drones, said CEO Shahar Gal. Pitbull can intercept drones, even while in flight, thereby assisting with border protection and HLS. Various organizations around the world have already shown interest in these solutions.”

In addition to the Pitbull, the company will also present the DOGO anti-terror robot at the exhibition. Weighing 10 kilos, the DOGO is being used by Special Forces, SWAT teams, and infantry around the world. Standard pistols can be attached to the DOGO and operated via Point & Shoot technology. The DOGO can also integrate with non-lethal modules. The robot includes eight video cameras that provide 360° live video and boresight views and can communicate in hostage situations.

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