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FAA Releases Performance Assessment Report on DeTect’s HARRIER™ Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS)

HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Panama City, Florida – USA July 16, 2018 DeTect, Inc. ( announced today that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released its Performance Assessment Report on the company’s HARRIER ADLS that states that the system met “the performance requirements identified in Chapter 14 of AC 70/7460-1L”. The report is published on the FAA Website. DeTect developed its ADLS in 2008 in response to the Dark Sky Initiative to reduce light pollution for projects with aviation obstruction lighting such as wind farms, high voltage transmission lines and communication towers.

DeTect’s ADLS delivers reliable, continuous 360 degree radar surveillance of the airspace around sites automatically activating obstruction lighting only when aircraft are detected at a defined outer perimeter.

The HARRIER ADLS is compatible with all turbines, communication networks and lighting systems. “DeTect’s HARRIER ADLS is the most cost-effective system on the market and includes multiple internal fail-safes, long-range detection and tracking, and specialized algorithms to minimize light pollution while ensuring safe aviation operations” said Jesse Lewis, General Manager of DeTect Americas. About DeTect. DeTect is a fully integrated radar company with US radar research, engineering and manufacturing facilities in Florida, and offices in California, Washington DC, and England.

The company is a leader in applied remote sensing technologies for small radar cross section targets such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones and birds. Other DeTect products include HARRIER Security and Surveillance Radars, the DroneWatcher™ drone detection and defense system, and MERLIN™ Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radars and avian radars for aviation and environmental applications. Since 2003, DeTect has manufactured and commissioned over 400 advanced systems in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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