This week it was announced that the Israeli company MCTECH RF Technologies has introduced a new system to intercept and neutralize small unmanned vehicles.
Multi-layer MC-HORIZON is designed to detect, identify, neutralize, intercept, and if necessary – and the destruction of micro-UAVs, reported the Israel Defense portal.
The report said that the system can detect the drone to a distance of 3.5 kilometers, to capture the target and bring it down to a distance of 2.5 kilometers. In addition, the system can create around a given area «dome», is impermeable to micro-UAVs. It was also observed that MC-HORIZON is created as a modular system and is available in two versions – stationary (for protection of critical facilities) and mobile (to protect the vehicles or one-time events).
Editorial NEWSru.co.il addressed to the company MCTECH RF Technologies to clarify some parameters of this system.
A company spokesman IDO Bar Oz explained that the system of MC-HORIZON to detect aircraft very small size, invisible to conventional radar. While MC-HORIZON jamming signals, linking the UAV to the operator and a satellite navigation system and the flight becomes uncontrolled. For the destruction of the aircraft, according to the company, utilizes a laser. Our interlocutor emphasized that this system can be used in urban environments.
Company MCTECH RF Technologies specializing in the development of systems designed for army, police, prisons and intelligence services, is based in Kfar Saba. Some technological solutions of this company are also used for civilian purposes.