Robin Radar reports increased interest from airports in its technology to detect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), following the high-profile disruption at Gatwick Airport in December 2018.
Around 80% of enquiries are being made by airports, said Robin Radar international sales manager Bill Haraka. “Our radar solution can detect, classify, and track drones. All information is recorded and can then be relayed to possible mitigation systems,” he added.
Established in 2010, Robin Radar initially specialised in avian radars for military bases. However, in 2014, the Dutch government asked it to develop a purpose-built radar to detect UAVs. This is now installed at two Royal Netherlands Air Force bases.
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