Protecting the Sea with Elettronica’s ADRIAN
A stalwart at Euronaval, Elettronica returns to thge exposition with its wide-range of electronic warfare solutions to fulfil the requirements of the world’s naval forces.
Making its entry at the show this year is the Anti-Drone Interception, Acquisition and Neutralisation (ADRIAN) counter-drone system for the protection of naval and maritime security vessels. The system uses multispectral radar, optronics and acoustic sensors to detect and identify drones. These are then safely engaged and neutralised by a jammer attacking the drone’s radio link. The jammer can be used reactively once a threat has been detected or proactively to prevent a drone entering a specific area.
At Euronaval, the spotlight will be on the new generation of EWS suite for Submarine. Elettronica has been awarded by the Italian Navy with the contract for supplying its new generation EWS suite for the new U212 NFS submarines. The EWS suite is characterised by a new highly innovative integrated antenna, able to cover the whole Radar and Comms Spectrum, allowing detection and direction finding with outstanding performances.
Further new naval EMSO solutions will be presented, including the ADRIAN (Anti-Drone Interception, Acquisition and Neutralisation) counter-drone system for naval and maritime security vessels. ADRIAN uses multispectral radar, optronics and acoustic sensors to detect and identify drones. These are then safely engaged and neutralised by a jammer attacking the drone’s radio link. The jammer can be used reactively once a threat has been detected or proactively to prevent a drone entering a specific area.
The many EW systems equipped to a vessel must be managed to ensure that ships and submarines respond in a timely and efficient manner to threats. Hence, Elettronica’s EW Manager – a computer-aided command and control system fulfils this requirement by integrating all electronic warfare subsystems. Threat information can be fused via the EW Manager and shared with other users on or off the vessel. As well as integrating its own electronic warfare products, the EW Manager can work with third party products from other suppliers.
The countermeasures naval capability of Elettronica can be further extended to the InfraRed spectrum though its Naval DIRCM system, able to protect the ship against the emerging new I/R Threats.
Visitors to Elettronica’s stand can learn about the host of other capabilities and services we offer in the EMSO domain. This includes the activities of our Elettronica GmbH subsidiary specialising in homeland security and our CY4GATE cyberwarfare centre of excellence.
Elettronica has a long-standing tradition in the naval sector and a strong record of successful domestic and international collaboration on key platforms like the Franco-Italian Horizon and FREMM class ships, the NFH-90 naval helicopter and a wide range of projects in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. –shp/adj/ele (Image: Elettronica)