In September 2018, ninety elephant carcasses were spotted by an aerial survey conducted by a wildlife preservation organization in Botswana. Botswana has the largest elephant population of any country in Africa at approximately 135,000 and, unlike of neighboring Angola and Zambia, where the local elephant population has reached a level of no return, it has hitherto been known for its strict poaching restrictions.

Urgent Need to Protect Endangered Species

TAR’s Solution to Poaching

AR Ideal offers wildlife preservation and local security agencies an integrated solution to the poaching threat. The two-pronged system involves around-the-clock surveillance with the help of the Aerostat System “smart balloon” which sends intelligence reports back to TAR’s Mobile Command and Control Vehicle. This rugged 4X4 Sprinter Van features a high-performance X-band ground surveillance radar and tracking system capable of detecting suspects and intercepting their communications within a wide radius. It serves as a command center operating within close proximity to nature reserves and other wild life habitats.

Once poachers are spotted, a rapid deployment unit is dispensed to the location of the incident. It takes this unit only 30 minutes to achieve full situational preparedness.


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In the 21st century, how do you win a naval battle?

“Across the globe, asymmetric warfare at sea is gaining traction in military doctrines”, says an executive at TAR Ideal’s Maritime Departement “The sea has always presented historical challenges and will continue to do so in the 21st century. Meanwhile, traditional naval warfare continues to be relevant today. The classic standoff

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In the 21st century, how do you win a battle?

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