Military Radar 2017 offered an insight into the operational, political and market complexities of the application of radar for threat detection, surveillance etc, as well as the technologies and systems being developed to meet the challenges.
Thales’ latest-generation Spy’Ranger mini surveillance and reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been chosen by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to equip the French forces. Up to 70 mini-UAV reconnaissance systems (SMDR) will be made available from 2018. Each system consists of three mini-UAVs, a ground segment and the associated technical support.
Blighter Surveillance Systems has unveiled the Blighter® C400 series coastal security radar that features advanced Doppler signal processing, low power PESA and FMCW technologies for coastal security detection.
Blighter Surveillance Systems has won a contract from Paraguay’s National Civil Aviation Administrationto supply its Blighter B400 Series radar solution for enhanced security at the country’s two busiest international airports.
The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and Lockheed Martin signed a contract for three TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars (MRR) for use in air surveillance and to complement radar assets already in place.