DJI AeroScope Drone Detection Sensors

Aerial Armor is an authorized dealer of the DJI AeroScope.

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DJI's AeroScope Drone Detection Equipment

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The DJI AeroScope

With a massive rise in the popularity of drones, the skies have become an increasingly dangerous place. Drone-related incidents are at an all-time high and many security officials are scrambling to figure out ways to protect their organizations and jurisdictions. 

Many radar systems found at airports and other enterprise facilities are not able to accurately detect drones due to their smaller size. That’s why we are an authorized dealer of the DJI AeroScope series of drone detection equipment. 

DJI's AeroScope is able to quickly identify the vast majority of popular drones on the market today by monitoring and analyzing their electronic signals to gain critical information, enabling you to detect and mitigate threats within your airspace.

The most popular AeroScope models include the G-8, G-16, and the mobile variant.

DJI AeroScope Mobile Kit

Detect Drones on the Go with AeroScope Mobile

The DJI AeroScope Mobile Unit is perfect for rapid deployment. This unit detects UAVs and drones flying within a particular surveillance area around 3 miles from the unit. At just under 20 lbs, it is perfect for tracking down drones and their pilots who have violated your airspace but flown outside the range of your stationary antennas. 

Using DJI’s built-in CrystalSky, you can use it to quickly identify any drone flights within the area. AeroScope Mobile provides real-time GPS coordinates of drones flying within range, the units homepoint location, and, most importantly, the pilot location.

No internet is required for the DJI AeroScope Mobile unit and it has a battery life of around 4 hours.

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3 mile detection range
~3 Mile range
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No internet required

Mobile DJI AeroScope Specifications

Spec Value
Model Model Number AS-P1800
EM CompatibilityElectromagnetic Compatibility EM CompatibilityComplies with 47 CFR Part 15
Operating Temp Range Operating Temperature Range Operating Temp Range -4°F to 104°F
Supported UAVs Supported UAVs Supported UAVs Phantom, Inspire, Mavic, Spark
Battery Run Time Battery Run Time Battery Run Time ~4 Hours
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Provides GPS coordinates of the drone, takeoff point and pilot location.
Records all data including drone serial number for forensic analysis, drone registration information available with a subpoena or warrant.
Coverage range 2-5 miles (depending on environmental factors).

Interested in the AeroScope? Contact Aerial Armor.

Our proprietary drone detection software integrates seamlessly with the DJI AeroScope to bring you a layered solution.

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Stationary AeroScope Sensors

The following units are DJI’s top-of-the-line drone detecting systems. Aerial Armor's exact recommendations will depend on the needs of your organization. Typically, a layered solution is suggested to detect drone makes and models of all types.

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AeroScope G-8 Antenna

The DJI AeroScope G-8 is a directional antenna that provides 8 dBi gain and 90 degrees of signal coverage. Any installation requires four G-8 antennas to cover the full 360 degrees.

The G-8 is one of the most popular DJI units we install for clients and can detect drones between 12-20 miles away.

This drone detection antenna operates at 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz and is the ideal unit to detect drones for most infrastructure.

AeroScope G-8 Specifications

Spec 2.4 GHz 5.8 GHZ
Frequency Frequency MHz 2400-2500 MHz MHz 5700-5850 MHz
GainGain dBi9 dBi dBi10 dBi
Beamwidth Beamwidth Beamwidth 50 Beamwidth 28
Impedance Impedance Impedance 50 Impedance 50
Pole Diameter Pole Diameter for Installation Pole Diameter 120 mm Pole Diameter 120 mm
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Provides GPS coordinates of the drone, takeoff point and pilot location.
Early warning capabilities available by setting up alert zones.
Collects/records all data including drone serial number for forensic analysis. Drone registration information available with a subpoena or warrant.
Drone operators consent to the collection of information via DJI Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
Coverage range, on average, is 12-20 miles (depending on environmental factors).
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AeroScope G-16

The AeroScope G-16 directional antenna provides 16 dBi gain and 22.5-degree coverage.

Due to the narrow beamwidth of the AeroScope G-16 antenna, a set of G-16 antennas only has 90-degree coverage.

In order to achieve 360 degrees of coverage, four AeroScope stationary units and four sets of G-16 antennas are required. 

This is one of the most advanced DJI drone detection RF systems that is available, producing the largest range of UAV detection. This unit will help secure any enterprise facility.

AeroScope G-16 Specifications

Spec 2.4 GHz 5.8 GHZ
Frequency Frequency MHz 2400-2500 MHz MHz 5700-5850 MHz
GainGain dBi15.5 dBi dBi14 dBi
Beamwidth Beamwidth Beamwidth 30 Beamwidth 28
Impedance Impedance Impedance 50 Impedance 50
Pole Diameter Pole Diameter for Installation Pole Diameter 120 mm Pole Diameter 120 mm
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The G-16 AeroScope antenna can reliably detect drones between 20-30 miles.

Under exceptional environmental conditions, we've seen detections up to 100 miles.

AeroScope Stationary Unit

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Stationary Unit

The AeroScope Stationary unit is designed for continuous detection within large airspaces. Under ideal weather conditions and favorable terrains, the AeroScope can detect drones up to 30 miles away.

However, in exceptional conditions, we have seen detections of up to 100 miles away. The detection range is largely determined by the type of antennas installed.

This unit comes with built-in surge protection modules but does not include a lightning induction system and should be installed within the protected region of another lightning induction system.

Don’t need permanent site installation of the AeroScope? Aerial Armor has you covered with our temporary drone detection services

We are the nation’s largest provider of drone detection as a service. We will bring the necessary equipment and personnel to secure your event from unwanted drones. Contact us today!

A Nationwide Database

What distinguishes Aerial Armor from the rest of the pack is our proprietary drone detection software that stores all flight data of drones detected within your airspace.

With our integral software and proprietary tech, your team will receive text notifications within seconds of detection. Data management is made easy with our software's ability to store and easily recall flight information from any time period. Solutions for unwanted drones are our specialty.

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Interested in the AeroScope? Contact Aerial Armor.

Our proprietary drone detection software integrates seamlessly with the DJI AeroScope to bring you a layered solution.

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The DJI Detection System for Any Application

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Keep unwanted drones out of your prison

Prisons around the country are reporting more and more unwanted drone intrusions. People are using drones to deliver contraband to inmates. Weapons, drugs and many other items have been spotted being carried by UAVs.

Keep your prison secure and mitigate drone intrusions with the AeroScope. AeroScope can effectively detect the majority of drones on the market.

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Keep unwanted drones out of your sports stadium

Ensure your event attendees and athletes are protected from any unwanted aerial visitors. The AeroScope can detect drones across the spectrum that are miles away and send your security team alerts before these UAVs become a threat.

Contact the experts at Aerial Armor today and setup a threat assessment to determine the risk levels of your airspace. Get AeroScope today and protect your stadium from unwanted drones!

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Drone detection for law enforecement agencies

With nearly one million drones registered in the US alone, UAV’s are posing a serious security threat to law-abiding citizens around the country. Aerial Armor works closely with law enforcement agencies to monitor drone activity and track down unauthorized drone operators.

Our mobile drone detection solution - AeroScope Mobile - gives your law enforcement agency the ability to secure any airspace on the go. Get AeroScope today!

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Protect your airport from unwanted drones

As more and more drones enter the public market, they pose a greater risk to aircraft and the airports they fly in and out of. Using AeroScope in combination with drone radar and our drone detection cameras, your airport can quickly identify unauthorized drones, determine if they are a threat and locate their operators within seconds.

Secure your airspace and ensure your airport is free from drones and other unauthorized UAS. Contact us today to get AeroScope!

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AeroScope for government sites

Worried your airspace security might be compromised by someone with a small drone or UAV? Our AeroScope drone detection systems can identify and retrieve drone information within seconds of detection.

Protect your government site from unwanted UAS. Call Aerial Armor today and build an effective security system with AeroScope!

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Drone detection for music festivals & concerts

Keep your concert guests safe and secure from unwanted drone intrusions. Only need our drone detection services during your annual festival? Our temporary AeroScope security solutions are just what you need.

Contact Aerial Armor today for a free site assessment and ensure your concert venue stays safe and secure with AeroScope. 

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Protect designated military zones from UAVs

Many military zones operate under highly restricted airspace but that doesn't always keep drones and UAVs out. With our advanced drone detection software in combination with AeroScope, you’ll receive text notifications as soon as a drone enters your military zone without authorized access.

Secure your military zone and keep unwanted aerial intruders out. Contact Aerial Armor today for superior UAS surveillance and detection with the AeroScope!

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Ready to secure your airspace from unwanted drones?

Contact Aerial Armor today to learn more about AeroScope and get a free threat assessment to determine the risk levels of your airspace.

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Our drone detection services in action

Watch how Aerial Armor secures the skies and over 500 hot air balloons each year at The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta using the DJI AeroScope.

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Have An AeroScope Question?

What is the DJI AeroScope?

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The DJI AeroScope is an effective drone detection unit that is able to intercept RF signals and quickly identify important information pertaining to the drones it detects(flight data, drone data, and operator info). Depending on the antennae installed and surrounding terrain/meteorological conditions, the AeroScope has been known to detect drones up to 100 miles away.

What is the general range of DJI AeroScope drone detection equipment?

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The DJI AeroScope can reliably detect drones up to 10-miles. With optimal environmental conditions, the viewing area can increase to 20-30 miles in range.

Under exceptional conditions, our technology has been able to detect drones up to 100 miles away, but that range is far from the norm. Read more here >>

Who can buy the DJI AeroScope?

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Only security professionals, government agents, and law enforcement agencies are legally allowed to purchase the DJI AeroScope. 

As an authorized dealer, Aerial Armor can answer any question you might have and determine the risk levels of your airspace. Contact us today!

Can you track a drone operator?

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Yes. The DJI AeroScope is capable of identifying the drones location, it's takeoff location (or Homepoint), and the location of the operator.

How does DJI AeroScope work?

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The DJI AeroScope intercepts RF signals being transmitted between the drone and it's controller. When DJI users setup their account, they consent to making their drone registration and flight details available to security personnel. The AeroScope picks up drones within range and Aerial Armor's detection software displays critical flight information to security personnel.