Skylock Anti-Drone Systems

Sold to:

Ethiopia, Ukraine, Zambia

Company:

Skylock (Avnon Group)

Skylock Anti-Drone Systems

General Information

Skylock Anti-Drone Systems are multi-layered systems and counter-measures delivering comprehensive solutions for airports, critical infrastructures, military bases and national events against evolving drone threats.[1]Skylock official website It can detect and intercept unmanned drones.

Based in Israel the company Skylock Systems was found in 2018 by the Avnon Group. It specializes in the design and production of technologies for the detection, verification and neutralization of drones. According to the company, their technology has been deployed in 31 countries, including the United States and, more recently, In 2018 Skylock’s CEO said in an interview to Jpost that three Asian countries already deployed its systems, without naming them.[2]Israeli ingenuity: Responding to the growing threat of enemy drones

Morocco[3]Morocco buys Israeli counter-drone system Skylock Dome, the UAE[4]After Drone Strike, UAE To Expand Use of Israeli Air Defense Tech/, Thailand (Navy)[5]Thailand’s Navy Purchases Israeli Counter-Drone System,Chile[6]Chile selects Skylock counter drone solution to locate, mitigate and capture unauthorised drones, Zambia[7]Israeli Avnon breaks through in Lusaka with its Skylock anti-drone shield and Ethiopia[8]Addis Ababa selects Israeli anti-drone master Skylock[9]Skylock to protect Ethiopia’s capital and troops from enemy drones acquired Skylock’s anti-drone systems.  Skylock has sold numerous anti-drone systems to undisclosed customers, among them customers that acquired the systems for border control, compounded defense, defense of national Parliaments. Customers in Israel and Europe ordered two-digit quantities. In Latin-America anti-drone systems were acquired for usage in prisons.[10]C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel

In May 2021 it was reported that an unidentified customer in East Africa has acquired Skylock’s counter-drone systems for use on vehicles.[11]East African customer acquires SKYLOCK counter-UAV systems

In May 2022 Ukrainian soldiers were documented with EDM4S anti-drone guns. 37 systems were supplied by Skylock through its Lithuanian partner NT Service to the Ukrainian Army.[12]Israel’s Skylock brought into Ukrainian anti-drone battlefield by Lithuania’s NT Service [13]Ukraine received “anti-drone guns” of Israeli design

Skylock Dome

The system is equipped with optical and thermal monitoring devices and a radar that monitors and tracks any suspicious activities. It has also jamming devices that neutralize the drones.

The Skylock Dome was first revealed in February 2021 at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi.[14]Morocco acquires Israeli anti-drone air defense system [15]Ukraine received “anti-drone guns” of Israeli design

In November 2021 Morocco has acquired the Skylock Dome Anti-Drone Defense Systems for usage of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces.[16]Morocco buys Israeli counter-drone system Skylock Dome

Personal Anti-Drone Sytems

A wearable system that weighs only 1.5kg and is worn like a vest, capable of neutralizing any drone within one kilometer of the device.[17]Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device It includes a drone detector and an anti-drone jammer. A single device is priced $50m.[18]Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device

Has been sold to the US Army and NATO forces.[19]Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device

Arms Fairs:

Eurosatory 2018 (Paris, France)[20]C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel ISDEF 2019 (Israel)[21]skylock at Isdef 2019, Milipol 2019 (Paris, France)[22]https://twitter.com/SkylockSystems/status/1196817898846793729, AUSA 2021 (Washington DC, USA)[23]AUSA 2021: Skylock offers counter-UAS solutions to US market ISDEF 2022 (Israel)[24]EXHIBITOR PROFILES Skylock at ISDEF 2022, UMEX 2002 (Abu Dhabi, UAE)[25]Israeli companies to participate in UAE’s UMEX exhibition

Usage by Israeli Forces

In 2018 Skylock conducted first live demonstrations of its first generation for Israeli security officials in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel.[26]Israeli ingenuity: Responding to the growing threat of enemy drones

According to reports customers in Israel acquired all-in-one anti-drone systems already in 2018.[27]C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel

In 2019 Skylock conducted a live demonstration for Israeli security forces and the Israeli army.[28]The Israeli development for Drone interception

In 2020 the Israeli army and police considered the purchase of personal anti-drone systems, developed and manufactured by Skylock.[29]Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device

References
1 Skylock official website
2 Israeli ingenuity: Responding to the growing threat of enemy drones
3 Morocco buys Israeli counter-drone system Skylock Dome
4 After Drone Strike, UAE To Expand Use of Israeli Air Defense Tech/
5 Thailand’s Navy Purchases Israeli Counter-Drone System
6 Chile selects Skylock counter drone solution to locate, mitigate and capture unauthorised drones
7 Israeli Avnon breaks through in Lusaka with its Skylock anti-drone shield
8 Addis Ababa selects Israeli anti-drone master Skylock
9 Skylock to protect Ethiopia’s capital and troops from enemy drones
10 C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel
11 East African customer acquires SKYLOCK counter-UAV systems
12 Israel’s Skylock brought into Ukrainian anti-drone battlefield by Lithuania’s NT Service
13 Ukraine received “anti-drone guns” of Israeli design
14 Morocco acquires Israeli anti-drone air defense system
15 Ukraine received “anti-drone guns” of Israeli design
16 Morocco buys Israeli counter-drone system Skylock Dome
17 Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device
18 Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device
19 Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device
20 C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel
21 skylock at Isdef 2019
22 https://twitter.com/SkylockSystems/status/1196817898846793729
23 AUSA 2021: Skylock offers counter-UAS solutions to US market
24 EXHIBITOR PROFILES Skylock at ISDEF 2022
25 Israeli companies to participate in UAE’s UMEX exhibition
26 Israeli ingenuity: Responding to the growing threat of enemy drones
27 C-UAV: SkyLock 3 from Israel
28 The Israeli development for Drone interception
29 Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device