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Exelis’ GCA/PAR-2020 Excels

United States-based radar supplier Exelis is looking forward to a busy year regarding the company’s GCA/PAR-2020 airport surveillance and precision approach radar family with deliveries underway, and future opportunities around the world. The company’s GCA/PAR-2020 radar family includes an array … Continue reading

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Spexer Specifics

Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) has disclosed more details regarding its latest edition to its SPEXER ground surveillance radar product line, including the new SPEXER-500’s systems architecture. The company launched its new SPEXER-500 radar in November 2013. It is … Continue reading

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Depeche Modes

European defence electronics specialist Airbus Defence and Space (formally Cassidian) has provided ChainHomeHigh with details regarding its planned modernisation of MSSR-2000-I secondary radars for the German Armed Forces. In November 2013 the company revealed that it will upgrade these radars … Continue reading

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Irish Navy Moves Forward With New Radar

The Irish Navy will outfit two vessels with Kelvin Hughes’ SharpEye radar and MantaDigital radars over the next to years, as part of a bid to modernise the radars deployed on several of its vessels. SharpEye is available in both … Continue reading

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South Korea – New Radars On Horizon

South Korea will commence the induction of its new LIG Nex-1 Long Range Air Defence Surveillance Radar (LRADSR) into air force service from 2015, according to company sources speaking to ChainHomeHigh at the Seoul Aerospace and Defence Exhibition held in … Continue reading

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United States Of America – More AN/APY-10s For Poseidon

Raytheon has been tasked to build 14 AN/APY-10 airborne maritime surveillance radars for the US Navy’s new Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The order, worth $48.8 million (€36.1 million), will include the supply of 13 radars, and one spare, … Continue reading

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In September’s ChainHomeHigh: United States Of America – AN/TPS-59 Refurbishment Order

The United States Marine Corps is pressing ahead with the refurbishment of its AN/TPS-59(V)3 ground-based air surveillance radars …

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