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Moscow airports order drone jamming equipment

Friday, 15 December 2023, 15:38
Moscow airports order drone jamming equipment
Moscow Domodedovo Airport. PHOTO: KREMLIN-ALIGNED RUSSIAN NEWS AGENCY RIA NOVOSTI

Moscow's Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo airports have ordered devices to detect and jam uncrewed aerial vehicles.

Source: Kremlin-aligned Russian news agency Interfax

Details: The public procurement website mentions that the purchased equipment is of Chinese manufacture. The documents note the supplier as Limited Liability Company Engineering and Aviation Service Centre. The contract price stands at around CNY 2.4 million [roughly US$337,000].

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Earlier this year, another Moscow airport, Sheremetyevo, reported installing an ENOT-SD radar and optical system to defend against drones.

Background: This year, Moscow and Moscow Oblast airports have repeatedly suspended operations and imposed temporary restrictions on aircraft arrivals and departures.

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