Netline unveils new C-Guard Micro compact EOD Jamming Unit
Netline Communications Technologies Ltd. - a developer and manufacturer of high-end electronic warfare and spectrum dominance systems for defense forces and homeland security agencies – has unveiled the new C-Guard Micro system. This compact, portable, full-coverage Explosive Ordnance Disposal jamming unit has been designed for use by military forces and law enforcement personnel,to support bomb disposal squads during EOD missions and roadblocks, and anti-terror missions.
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C-Guard Micro system (Picture source: Netline Communications Technologies)
Based on the proven, reliable and advanced technology of the C-Guard family, the C-Guard Microis exceptionallycompact and easy to carry, and offers an extremely high level of performance. It has been tailored and adapted to the needs of bomb disposal units fora flexible, mobile, compact and effective system, in terms of jamming strength.
Weighing approximately 2.5kg, the C-Guard Microcan be carried either by a single user or by an EOD robot. When carried by an EOD robot, the system supports remote operation for switching the system on/off and changing mission profile in realtime, enabling interoperability between the robot and the jammer.
Being compact, the system comes with a maximum of three antennas, offering extremely high performance, while also being able to handle andjamhighfrequencies –from UHF/ VHFup to 6GHz - which until now was only possible in large, cumbersome systems with multiple antennas.
With small form factor and simple operation,the C-Guard Microgivesthe usersflexibility in situationswhere access is time-critical but limited, or possible only via stairs. The ruggedizedsystem is resistant to harsh environmental conditions.
The C-Guard Microis based on Netline’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform, enabling flexibility and adaptability to various operational scenarios and arenas, and new emerging threats, by re-configuration of the system in accordance with the existing threats in the arena.
The systemworks on an external rechargeable battery that enables an operating time of about an hour, or by an external power source-such as the bomb disposal robot - giving the team the time required to neutralize the threat,while maintaining force protection.
“The C-Guard Micro jammer makes use of our new state-of-the-art EW Technique Generator,” says YallonBahat, CEO of Netline. “With more than double the transmitting bandwidth of the previous generation solution, it covers all threats with only three bands.Leveraging our provenjamming technologies, which have been operational for over two decades, the C-Guard Micro jammerachievesan exceptional weight-power-performance combination. We developed this unique systemin accordance with the existing need of various bomb disposal units for an advanced technological solution, in a flexible and compact system. We are proud of this system, and of the contribution it makes byprotectingunit personnel and enablingforces in the field to quickly neutralize threats and complete their mission.”