Following the just concluded inaugural Egyptian Defense Exhibition 2018 (EDEX2018) held in Cairo, Egypt on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
The Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD) unveiled an anti-drone/ UAV defense rifle capable of neutralize drones at more than 3 km. The anti-drone rifle uses a Yagi antenna, but can be omnidirectional in option. The optical tracking relies on a 4x telescope with 32 mm lens.
The anti-drone rifle can be powered by various energy sources such as
city electricity or power generator AC 220-250 50-60 Herz, thereby providing unlimited power supply.
Furthermore, For a more independent use, there is a backup power supply (battery) with up to 2 hours autonomy. The system acts on navigation and control frequencies GPS1, Glonass G1, 2.4 GHz (5.8 GHz optional). The rifle itself weighs 2 kg. With its power supply, the system weighs 8 kg.
The weapons receiver end quite is similar to a Colt M16 rifle,
Output power:50,30 watts for each band respectively
Duration: up to for 2 hours