Tag Archives: RADAR

How to detect Stealth Aircraft?

Modern stealth aircraft boast of being able to avoid detection using a variety of stealth technologies that reduce reflection and emission of radar, infrared, visible light, radio frequency spectrum and audio. But stealth is not a cloak of invisibility, rather the technology simply delays detection and tracking providing a tactical advantage in aerial battles and enemy defence mechanisms. How can ...

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South Korea to procure stealth aircraft detecting RADAR by 2020

South Korean Air Force has expressed interest to procure stealth-detection RADAR by the year 2020. South Korea’s neighbors such as Russia, Japan and China are racing to develop stealth fighter jets. China is developing fifth-generation stealth aircraft such as the J-20 and J-31 while Japan has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to purchase 42 F-35 jets. Russia is working ...

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F-15E flies with new radar system

The F-15E Strike Eagle’s continuous technological evolution recieved a boost as officials from the 46th Test Wing launched the fourth generation fighter for the first time with a new and improved radar system, the APG-82(V)1. “We’ve been able to get more out of it, but at this point it’s pretty much maxed out,” said 1st Lt. Nathaniel Meier, a radar ...

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Brazil to acquire 36 fighter aircraft in FX-2 DEAL

Brazil is soon expected to make an announcement about its initial 36-aircraft FX-2 fighter deal. The top contenders for the FX-2 deal are Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Dassault Rafale and Saab Gripen NG. A platform selection will be confirmed by Brazil’s National Defence Council – chaired by president Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva – following the delivery of a 26,000-page ...

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Raytheon Flies New Advanced Combat Radar On F-16

Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs) have added a new dimension to the demanding fighter aircraft environment, and Raytheon is at the forefront of the radar revolution. The New Advanced Raytheon’s Combat Radar, has successfully completed a series of flight trials on a U.S. Air Force F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.It is the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array radar ...

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Next Generation Long-Range Surveillance Radar

The U.S. Air Force has approved Lockheed Martin’s preliminary design for its next-generation mobile, long-range surveillance and ballistic missile defense radar. The Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will serve as the principal ground-based sensor for long-range detection, identification, tracking, and reporting of aircraft and missiles for both the Air Force and the Marine Corps. The system will replace the Air ...

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