multimode radar


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multimode radar

A radar designed to operate in more than one mode with quick switching between these modes (e.g., air-to-air, air-to-ground, air-to-sea, terrain-following, or mapping mode).
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The APG-68(V)9 multimode radar includes a synthetic-aperture-radar ground-mapping capability.
Upgrades such as a more powerful Rolls-Royce engine, reconditioned APG-65 multimode radar components and a cockpit compatible with night-vision goggles are installed in a new fuselage, along with 287 reused or modified components from the day-attack version.
Award: Sole source announcement to bell-boeing joint program office for multimode radar (mmr) for the osprey
Also examined was the interoperability of the SIRFC and the CV-22's multimode radar system to ensure that the two could work together without interfering with one another.
Improved sensors will include multimode radar for air-to-air, air-to-ground, and air-to-sea search, tracking, track-while-scan capability, and all-weather operations.
According to Jim Hargrave, vice president for Navy helo programs at Lockheed Martin Federal Systems, these upgrades include a new cockpit, new rear crewstation, a new multimode radar and a new electronic-support-measures (ESM) set -- the AN/ALQ-210, also developed by Lockheed Martin.
According to a Royal Air Force source, the aircraft will field a GEC-Marconi ECR-90 pulse-Doppler multimode radar, with air-to-air, ground-mapping synthetic aperture/moving target indicator and sea-surface modes, abetted by a Pilkington Optronic "Pirate" IRST system.
While its exact beginning is rather subjective, it is rooted in the development of multimode radar, EW and communications systems.
TI will be responsible for the multimode radar demonstration subsystem, which will be a unit developed under internal R&D; advanced MMIC, transmit/receive module and wideband array technology; and system integration and test.
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