AUTONOMOUS DRONE DEFEAT SYSTEM
DESIGNED FOR A 21st CENTURY THREAT
ORION is being developed and researched in-house at LiveLink Aerospace, and is designed to work as an extension to our tactical air-picture system - Zeus Control.
It's important to understand what is in your valuable airspace, and whether or not it poses any risk to your operations. Our suite of sensors and sensor fusion systems have been developed with that in mind - giving you a full picture of the sky.
But what do you do when a threat is detected...?
5KG THREAT PAYLOAD
Once the Zeus C2 system has identified a threat, and you are satisfied that ORION should be deployed to retrieve it, simply use the interface on Zeus to autonomously deploy ORION.
Taking its initial navigation data from the LiveLink Air Picture system, ORION will fly towards the target, dynamically plotting its flight path as it receives new navigation data.
Once ORION is in close proximity, it uses its on-board navigation systems to detect and classify the target, and fly underneath it to effect a successful intercept.
The net 'snags' the threat aircraft and prevents it from retaking flight. ORION is then free to return to its launch area with the rogue drone safely in its custody ready for the authorities to use it as evidence.
1. PDAR or PANOPTES detects a drone threat, and relays this information to Zeus Control.
2. Your safety operator will quickly identify where and what the threat is, and the risk it poses.
3. If it is decided that a capture is preferable to allowing the threat to continue its journey, the operator can simply send a command via Zeus Control to execute a threat capture with ORION.
There are two machines the we all use on a daily basis, a human brain, and a smartphone.
At LiveLink Aerospace, we wanted to harness that combination and develop a secure, threat awareness system with almost zero false positives, and with minimal cost.
Recognising that a human being is still the best detection system for close-by drone threats, we wanted to use the technology that already exists in a smartphone to capture and relay identified threat data to a central system.
Utilising the GPS, magnetometer and IMU (Intertial Measrement Unit) within a smartphone, we know where the device is, which way it is pointing, and in which orientation.
When the user opens PANOPTES, they are invited to place the threat inside a bounding box on-screen. This allows us to calculate an AOA (Angle of Arrival). Think of it as a laser beam coming out of the phone in the direction of the threat.
As more PANOPTES users bring their smartphones to bear on the threat, these imaginary laser beams will all start to intersect in one place in 3D space; our FUSION system then calculates an accurate fix and relays this to our C2 system Zeus for display to an operator.
The operator can see all of the PANOPTES users on screen, as well as the direction in which they are pointing their phone. They may also click on any users icon to see live images from that phone's camera too for added awareness.
KEEP YOUR AIRSPACE SECURE AND FUNCTIONAL
Eliminating the threat, whilst ensuring safety and peace of mind
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As well as situational awareness, PANOPTES is a great way to keep tabs on where your assets are