NightFighter®is offered in a choice of modular, readily customised configurations to suit a wide range of military, civilian and commercial security applications and operational requirements.
Compact, man-portable system. Broad spectrum RF coverage demonstrated effective against drone threats at distances in excess of 2.5km.
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Long-range version with broad spectrum RF coverage, demonstrated effective against drone threats at distances in excess of 5km. Highly directional RF antenna provides finely focused beam.
Highly portable ‘all-in-one’ solution can be body-worn for omni-directional personal protection against commercial off-the-shelf drone threats. NightFighter®X can also be connected to the NightFighter®RF antenna array, handgrip and sight for long-range directional deployment.
Rugged, man-portable system is quick to deploy and safe to operators and infrastructures
The threat posed by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to public safety and the security of civilian, commercial and military assets has never been greater.
The NightFighter® Counter-UAV effector system is a world-leading tactical
aerial first response solution, enabling operators to safeguard sensitive installations against all modes of UAV intrusion including counter surveillance and hostile intent.
NightFighter® combines highly directional RF communications inhibition technology with advanced proprietary software and hardware to ‘effect’ target drones, bringing aerial threats to ground rapidly and safely.
Designed with military specification components and construction, NightFighter® offers defence and security professionals an optimal combination of performance, reliability and safety of use.
1. UAV hovers in place
2. UAV lands immediately
3. UAV returns to pilot
NightFighter® is a fully integrated portable C-UAV solution that can be deployed rapidly in the field by one or two operators.
The effector unit features a dual RF antenna array, sighting device, pistol grip and adjustable forward handgrip for comfortable, precise operation.
Linked to the effector via military specification connectors, electronics and rechargeable batteries are contained within NightFighter’s ergonomically designed X-pack carry system that is robustly constructed, and EMC shielded for dependable performance in a wide range of operating environments. A choice of custom X-Pack designs, and finishes can be specified to suit different operating environments.
System control is via a ruggedized tablet and intuitive touchscreen interface.
THE EFFECTIVE FIRST RESPONSE SOLUTION
The NightFighter® family of portable RF-emitting Counter-UAV systems offers state-of-the-art threat mitigation performance and operational flexibility.
NightFighter® has been extensively tested against a broad range of commercial off-the-shelf, military, frequency-hopping and specialist drones and in a wide variety of operating environments to ensure consistent, predictable
The fully integrated system meets current military specifications, with all components ruggedly engineered to withstand the toughest environments and conditions.
Compact, ruggedised system built around custom-designed backpack housing effector electronics and antenna array
Open architecture to allow automatic UAV threat alerts delivered via C2 user interface
Available in a range of configurations: portable, static, camera-mounted
Operate standalone or as network of systems operated from a centralised C2 interface
System can be set up and deployed in seconds
Effective exclusion of unauthorised UAVs from protected areas
In service with military and security services in multiple jurisdictions
Operator safety case verified by extensive RadHaz and SAR testing
Tested and approved for use in airports and other demanding RF environments
THE VERSATILE C-UAV SOLUTION
The NightFighter® system is offered in a variety of configurations to suit a wide range of civil protection, law enforcement and military applications.
1. Capability to deal with single and multiple drone incursions, including swarms whether smart/responsive or dumb/programmed
2. Broad-ranging operating capabilities with highly efficient, low-powered, signal transmission enabling superior range and target/threat mitigation
3. Targeted and directional signal capabilities meet class-leading safety parameters, minimising RF exposure to operators and impacts to surrounding infrastructure
All NightFighter® systems are certified as meeting extensive Environmental, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Radiation Hazard and Specific Absorption Rate testing programmes.
This ensures optimal safety for operators as well as reliable system performance and minimised risk to surrounding RF environments.
All NightFighter® systems are offered with individually tailored training and technical support packages to maintain optimal performance and long-term operational safety. Options include:
• Priority system repair or replacement service
• On-site servicing, maintenance and technology upgrades
• On-boarding and initial training tailored to existing Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes (KSA), delivered on-site or at SteelRock premises
• Annual or on-demand refresher programmes for new and existing
SteelRock Technologies also offers a complete portfolio of special advisory and operations services for clients spanning military, civil protection and commercial security sectors.
From strategic UAV threat consultancy to the provision of full area, infrastructure or event Counter-UAV protection services, we can provide expert advisory capabilities as well as the deployment of our own world-leading technology.
SETTING EXCEPTIONAL STANDARDS
SteelRock Technologies is a leading provider of innovative technology platforms, services and complete solutions for UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and Counter-UAV applications.
Exclusively designed and engineered in the United Kingdom, our products set unrivalled standards for performance, safety and operational reliability.
Our technical, training and operational teams are drawn from ex-UK Elite Forces personnel, giving SteelRock unique insight into the practical deployment of UAV countermeasures in a broad range of real-world operating environments.
SteelRock Technologies collaborates closely with selected academic, research and industry partners in the United Kingdom and overseas. We have a proven track record of successful collaboration with larger organisations to accelerate the development, testing and evaluation of our proprietary technologies, while allowing the integration of technology partners’ products and capabilities into our own systems and solutions.