Phoenix Ace Rad - Drone Radiation Detection System

Phoenix Drone Radiation Detector

The ACE RAD is a field-deployable drone equipped with a sensitive gamma radiation detector that can spot radiological anomalies or dangers at a safe distance. The entire package including PC ground station and transmitter can be packed into a backpack for easy deployment wherever its needed. The Mission Planner and accompanying operational modes ensure success and safety all throughout the mission.

Drone SpecificationsDrone Backpack

• CsI scintillator crystal with integrated PMT
• 1.93 cps/uR/hr sensitivity
• 1 second response time
• Size: 31.75” x 32” x39”
• Maximum takeoff weight: 7.5 lbs.
• 60 minutes (plus) flight time
• Range: 3.22 km
• Transit speed: 19 kts
• Maximum winds: 28 mph
• Precipitation: 1 in/hr


• Over One Hour Duration Flight Time
• Single Screen Video & Rad Readings
• Mission Planner Software
• Backpack Transportable
• Pilot View Camera
• Infrared Camera
• Multiple flight modes including:
• Hands free “Return to Land” Mode
• Fail-Safe “Return Home” Mode




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