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Dedrone Acquires DroneDefender Defeat Technology from Battelle to from Dedrone Defense
Wednesday 09 October 2019

9 October 2019 - San Francisco, US-based small UAS technology company Dedrone has acquired airspace security technology provider DroneDefender from Columbus, Ohio, US-based Battelle to form consultancy, Dedrone Defense, providing authorised customers a complete detect and defeat system to protect themselves against adversary drones, the company said.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
This purchase includes all assets and intellectual property associated with DroneDefender. With this acquisition, Dedrone has launched a new consultancy, Dedrone Defense, specialising in services and solutions for US federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, and providing a proven, end-to-end solution that detects and classifies airspace activity, protects assets from drone threats, and defeats adversary drones.
DroneDefender and all operations associated with the technology will be led from the company's Washington, DC-area office, under the new entity, Dedrone Defense. Dedrone Defense provides federal departments and agencies with the tools and solutions needed to protect against all UAS threats.
Dedrone is a leader in airspace security.
The Dedrone counter-sUAS platform combines hardware sensors and machine-learning software, providing early warning, classification of, and mitigation against all drone threats.
Dedrone Defense is a complete counter-sUAS technology consultancy, providing customised, end-to-end sUAS threat detection and mitigation solutions for US federal departments and agencies as well as US government integrators and contractors.
Dedrone Defense was established in 2019 and is a subsidiary of Dedrone Holdings Inc., the market and technology leader in airspace security.
Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries.
Date Published: 09/10/2019
Target: DroneDefender
Country: USA
Sector: Air Transport
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Vendor: Dedrone Defense
Buyer: Dedrone
Terms of the deal were not disclosed