BHARANI – Low Level Light Weight 2D Radar

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Low level light weight 2D radar is a light weight battery powered compact sensor which provides 2D surveillance solutions in mountainous terrains against hostile aerial targets like UAVs , RPVs , helicopter and fixed wing aircraft flying at low and medium altitudes. The radar can be transported by vehicles , animals, group of men or as helislung loads. It can be dismantled into packages to facilitate quick relocation and installations in mountainous terrain. It will act as an early warner to air defence weapons system employed to provied protection to vulnerable areas or vulnerable points.

The radar detects and teacks short range air to ground threats with a high probability of detection. The radar has an intergrated IFF that can detect , confirm , classify and attain IFF status on every target in the battle space under surveillance

The radar has an integral GPS and it supports display tracks over tactical overlay. The radar with modular architecture, advanced ECCM features , ruggedness as per MiL standards can be operated in varied conditions including extreme climatic and geographical conditions and in battlefields situations

BROAD FEATURES 

  • 2D Surveillance of aerial targets flying at low and medium altitudes
  • Targets designation and distribution to weapons sites and command centre
  • Intergrated IFF Mk XI with mode S
  • Easily transportable by men , animals, helislungs
  • Modular For quick setup
  • Remote operation and radar display through he commander display unit (CDU)
  • Net equipments weight < 170 kgs excluding power source
  • Easy portability with each load < 30 kg

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • RADAR INSTRUMENTED RANGE : 50 km
  • HEIGHT COVERAGE: 30m to 5400m
  • ELEVATION COVERAGE UP TO 35 Deg
  • TRACK WHILE SCAN CAPABILITIES: 60 TARGETS
  • SOLID STATE TRANSMITTER

By – Kushal Sinha

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