DroneShield Ltd is pleased to advise its DroneGun Tactical™ counterdrone/C-UAS system has been utilized in the inauguration ceremony for the president-elect of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, held at the Cathedral of Brasilia.
Lula da Silva, a 77 year-old who already served as Brazil’s president from 2003 to 2010, is taking the Presidential office for the third time.
Presidential security has utilized DroneGun Tactical™ to neutralize four suspicious drones that were heading towards the President at the inauguration event.
DroneShield has expanded into the Brazil market in mid 2021, when it has received formal approval from Anatel, the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency responsible for issuing the concession of new radio frequencies, for the deployment of its devices. Following the approval, the Company has now sold a quantity of its DroneGun Tactical™ units to the Brazilian Government.
DroneShield CEO, Oleg Vornik, commented: “Brazil is a key South American market for DroneShield, and we are pleased to see the deployment of our systems in the country at the highest level, which is expected to flow down to further systems being utilized in Brazil, as counter-UAS requirements continue to rapidly grow.”