Gunshot Localization System



QinetiQ North America’s EARS® family of gunshot localization systems gives soldiers and military police the situational awareness necessary to respond instantly and accurately to hostile attacks to better protect themselves from snipers and other gunfire threats. Since 2007, we have sold more than 19,500 EARS gunshot localization systems to military and police forces of 11 different nations.


  • Instantly detects and displays the origin of incomingears_callout hostile gunfire in less than 1/4 second
  • Small, lightweight
  • Rugged and reliable
  • Alerts made with an audible voice announcement
  • Built-in GPS location and timing
  • Provides geo-referenced threat positions to facilitate coordination with other military resources
  • Uses low power

Three options of EARS are available:  All three variants use the core EARS sensor, which is an extremely small, lightweight, low-power, self-contained gunshot detector system.