The prominent historian and UNITED24 ambassador witnessed the effectiveness of this system during his visit to Ukraine in September 2023.
Safe Skies is an innovative sensor system for detecting air targets that saves lives. These are simple sensors, with no offensive capability. They begin a chain of actions that save civilian lives. Of Ukrainian design, the system can detect targets at very low altitudes, and predict their course for further neutralization. AI technology also allows it to anticipate where the next threats may come from.
Safe Skies proved its effectiveness during tests both against cruise missiles and enemy Shahed 136 UAVs. During tests in 11 regions of Ukraine, it detected 100% of air threats without a single error. For effective protection of Ukraine's territory, 12,500 devices are required. The first goal is to raise funds for 2500 sensors, worth $950,000.
Snyder saw with his own eyes how the Safe Skies system works, when, together with the Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov, he visited the command post of the Defence Forces that provide air defence of Kyiv Oblast.
Snyder learned about the leading developments of situational alert systems, as well as the implementation and development of what is taking place, with the assistance of the Ministry of Digital Transformation. He also watched recordings of enemy attacks on civilian infrastructure and found out about ways to counter them.