D3S Drone radiation detector

Cover a large area quickly with both gamma and neutron count

Fly above the crowds

The D3S Drone radiation detector is designed for gamma and neutron activity mapping.

Using a lightweight drone designed to be quickly deployed to provide CBRNE Homeland Security or civil nuclear workers. The D3S Drone is with a way to map radiation hotspots and patrol a large area quickly. The operator receives the real-time data transmission (counts per second) to a six-inch screen separate to the drone flight control screen.

Range of >10 km

D3S ID gamma neutron radiation detector

The D3S Drone detector specification

The D3S Drone uses an unmodified D3S gamma neutron radiation detector plugged into a custom-built transmission unit. This allows it to communicate at up to ten-kilometre to the base station.

Gamma detector material: CsI(Tl).
Gamma energy range: 30 keV to 3 MeV.
Gamma sensitivity for Cs137: 5 cps/μR/h (500 cps/μSv/h).
Photo peak 1.2 cps/μR/h (120 cps/μSv/h).
Maximum throughput for gamma channel: 10,000 cps.
Maximum dose rate: 2.0 mR/h (20 μSv/h) at 662 keV (spectroscopic).
100 R/h (1 Sv/h) at 662 keV with high dose module.
Neutron detector material: Non-3He.
Neutron detector gamma rejection: Better than 10-7 meets ANSI N42.34 section 6.7.
Maximum throughput for neutron channel@ 5,000 cps.

D3S Drone radiation detector applications

The D3S Drone allows a large area to be rapidly swept for radioactive material or patrolled as part of a CBRNE Homeland Security initiative.

Using a drone means that your team is kept away from any area of contamination, they can cover a large area quickly, they can fly over areas that are inaccessible or hazardous, and no one suspects a drone might be taking radiation measurements making it a perfect covert surveillance tool.

D3S Drones can be used for:

  • Routine monitoring: nuclear sites, facilities, strategic sites.
  • Targeted surveying: legacy facilities, mine sites, target ‘interest’ sites.
  • CBRNE Homeland Defence patrol: border, event, VIP, infrastructure protection.
  • Emergency Response: terror incidents, nuclear incident, battlefield.

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