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Russian Counter Stealth Radars

29th December 2008

http://www.ausairpower.net/APA-Rus-Low-Band-Radars.phpl

An extensive two phase update has been performed on this webpage, adding more radars, more imagery, and providing additional technical 'backfill' for a number of radars previously listed.

Some highlights:

1. The L-band Gamma DE AESA is now being offered in 3 power ratings, and also mast mounted configurations. This radar is like the Nebo SVU a major risk for VLO fighters (and bigger risk for not quite VLO fighters).

2. S-400 / SA-21 batteries are now being equipped with digital interfaces for integration with the Gamma DE and Protivnik DE L-band acquisition radars. Both are accurate enough for SAM midcourse guidance updates.

3. Full technical summaries for the 96L6, Gamma DE and Protivnik DE translated from Russian and EU sources.

Dr Carlo Kopp, MIEEE, SMAIAA, PEng
Defence Analyst and Consulting Engineer
Editor: Air Power Australia @ http://www.ausairpower.net