air search radar

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a shipboard radar that searches for aircraft

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The air search radar upgrade will ensure Defence is able to adapt to modern and evolving air and missile threats and maintain a capability edge for the life of the Anzac class," Minister Pyne said.
The air search radar represents a leading-edge technology innovation and reflects a positive and effective ongoing collaboration between Defence and CEA Technologies over the last 15 years.
ITT has produced the AN/SPS-48E 3D E/F-band air search radar system for the US Navy's San Antonio class LPDs, the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Nimitz aircraft carriers and the US Navy's Wasp class Landing Helicopter Dock.
Israel Aerospace Industries' Elta subsidiary equips the country's Sa'ar class multi-mission corvettes with the EL/M-221 GM STGR fire control radar and the EL/M-2218S E/F-band air search radar, which is also found on the Republic of Singapore Navy's Fearless class fast attack craft.
This allows the Mk2 to connect to the AN/SPS-67 short-range surface search radar, AN/SPS-48E air-search radar, AN/SPS-49A(V)l very-long-range air search radar, AN/SPQ-9B tracking and surface surveillance radar, AN/SPS-73 surface search system, AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system and AN/UPX-29 Identification Friend or Foe system.
Under this contract, TAS will provide additional field engineering, integrated logistics support and depot repair services for the AN/SPS 40 Series Air Search Radar Systems.
The most widely fielded air search radar system operational in the U.
Tuned to 190, 194 and 197 MHz, the jamming pattern covered the Imperial Japanese Navy Type 12 air search radars and Mark IV searchlight radars that were protecting the Japanese naval base at Soerabaja, Java.
More commonly, countermeasures to air search radars are found in tactics, such as terrain following or striking from unexpected quarters.
Other systems could be CEC-enabled, such as Patriot missile batteries, long-range air search radars, radar aerostats and early-warning aircraft.
Berger joined the company in 1996 after 20 years of service with the US Navy, where he specialized in the maintenance and repair of electronic communication, data systems, and surface and air search radars.
It may be less obvious that many conventional air search radars are now stealthier, thanks to changes in waveform.