Electro Optic Systems (ASX:EOS) has launched a counter-drone product named "Slinger" at an industry media event in Canberra.

Slinger incorporates a radar, a 30mm cannon with specifically designed ammunition, and EOS' proprietary stabilisation and pointing technology for counter-drone operations.

The product was developed for export markets, focusing on contemporary and emerging threats based on lessons learned in recent conflicts, such as Ukraine.

The first sale of counter-drone capability was made in January 2023 to a US defence prime for delivery to Ukraine.