The Future of Perimeter Surveil: 360° Surveil Sensors (Learn More – Video)

Dynetics, has introduced their latest model in the GroundAware® family of reconfigurable surveillance sensors: the new GA1360, a short-range sensor with a range of 1 km and a 360-degree field of view.

A single GA1360 unit provides surveillance coverage of approximately 750 acres.

(GroundAware reconfigurable surveillance sensors provide real-time situational awareness of extensive and often remote perimeters and grounds of critical facilities. The two models, GA1360 and GA4120, are able to detect threats at short and long range distances. Courtesy of Dynetics and YouTube)

Dynetics also offers GA4120, which was introduced in April 2016. It is the longer-range sensor with coverage to 4 km across a 120-degree field of view, providing coverage of up to 2,000 acres.

Mike Stokes, GroundAware Project Manager
Mike Stokes, GroundAware Project Manager

“Two products for long- and short-range detection provide our customers the opportunity to secure their perimeters in ways that works best for them,” said GroundAware Project Manager Mike Stokes.

“We heard from customers that they needed a sensor that would surveil 360 degrees but in a shorter range. Dynetics is proud to bring GA1360 to them.”

The GroundAware products are based on years of Dynetics radar technology development. Both products’ feature a digital beamforming pulsed Doppler S-band radar, web-based and iOS/Android compatible.

Image Credit: GroundAware
Image Credit: GroundAware

Both Models Offer Key Benefits:

  • Low-Cost Coverage: Surveillance coverage costs less than $60 per acre with GroundAware (one-tenth the cost of competing systems) and less than $3 per linear foot of perimeter (nearly an 80 percent savings versus competitors).
  • Activity Logger: The updated data ensures accuracy and reliability so there are no false alarms and rejects nuisances.
  • Classification Engine: GroundAware provides real-time automated detection of animals, humans, vehicles and aircraft.
  • Easy Integration: Cameras, video management systems, access control and other systems require low to no cost to integrate with the existing system.
  • Communication: Because it is web-based, GroundAware enables fastest response, anytime and anywhere, plus it is fully mobile with support for iOS and Android devices.
  • Lifecyle and Support: GroundAware is installed and configured quickly and is backed with training, full warranty and ongoing support.

Dynetics also offers accessories from best-of-breed providers to complement the GroundAware family of surveillance sensors, including electro-optical/infrared cameras and mobile platforms.

GroundAware is a digital beamforming pulse Doppler S-band radar that detects intrusions in real time and instantaneously generates and shares actionable data on potential ground-based threats.


GroundAware serves the perimeter and ground surveillance needs of general aviation and commercial airports, electric power transmission and distribution sites, power generation facilities, oil and gas drilling sites, mines, prisons and other critical infrastructure.