Ukrspecsystems selects Doodle Labs Helix Mesh Rider Radio for Mini Shark drones

Source: Doodle Labs, Defence Industry Europe

Doodle Labs has entered into strategic partnership with Ukrspecsystems, a renowned manufacturer of cutting-edge unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This collaboration aims to address the critical challenges faced by drone manufacturers supplying UAS to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and elevate the operational capabilities of the Mini Shark UAV.


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have encountered significant hurdles when deploying UAVs, ranging from the persistent threat of Russian jamming techniques to challenging terrain and unpredictable conditions.

Recognizing the need for robust and resilient communication systems in UAV operations, Ukrspecsystems has integrated Doodle Labs battle-tested Helix Mesh Rider Radio into the Mini Shark UAV. This powerful on-board datalink solution is specifically designed to overcome the challenges faced by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.



The Helix Mesh Rider Radio by Doodle Labs employs state-of-the-art patented multi-band wireless technology, enabling secure and reliable communication in the face of jamming attempts. Its advanced mesh networking capabilities ensure seamless connectivity, even in demanding and unpredictable environments. By leveraging the Helix Mesh Rider Radio’s cutting-edge features, theMini Shark UAV gains enhanced situational awareness, extended operational range, and unparalleled resilience against hostile interferences.


Logo BSDA 250 x


Operators in the field in Ukraine report being able to successfully transmit HD video up to 80km and avoid active Russian jamming attempts by making use of multi-band Mesh Rider Radio’s six available frequency bands.

“We are thrilled to partner with Ukrspecsystems in revolutionizing the UAV industry by equipping theMini Shark UAV with our Helix Mesh Rider Radio,” said Ashish Parikh, VP Business Development for Doodle Labs. “By combining our expertise in wireless communication with Ukrspecsystems’ exceptional UAV capabilities, we can provide the Ukraine defence forces with a superior solution that addresses the unique challenges they face.”




The Mini Shark UAV, developed by Ukrspecsystems, has gained global recognition for its exceptional performance, versatility and reliability. With the integration of Doodle Labs’ Helix Mesh Rider Radio, it sets a new standard in the field of unmanned aerial systems, empowering the Ukraine defence forces to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success in even the most hostile environments. 

“We are delighted to integrate Doodle Labs’ Helix Mesh Rider Radio into our Mini Shark UAV,” Ukrspecsystems leaders said in a statement. “The partnership with Doodle Labs allows us to offer a cutting-edge solution to our valued customers, ensuring they have access to advanced technology that surpasses the challenges faced in UAS operations.” 



Related news & articles

Latest news