Turkish Defence News reports that Meteksan Defence has delivered the Retinar FAR-AD Drone Detection Radars ordered by the Republic Of Turkey Presidency of Defence Industries within “Mini/Micro UAV Detection Radar System” contract signed in 2019.
According to the news report:
“The delivery of the Retinar FAR-AD Systems, which successfully completed many different tests such as distinguishing drones from birds, identifying and tracking different drones such as DJI Phantom and TALON, has been realized….The Retinar FAR-AD Drone Detection Radar, developed by Meteksan Defense, is a radar system against mini/micro unmanned aerial vehicles and threats from land. The Retinar FAR-AD can automatically scan large areas and serve as the primary sensor of the security forces against drones.
“The system, powered by low RF output power in the Ku frequency band, has high-tech solid-state radio frequency design and digital-based radar architecture. Using a customized pulse-compression pulse doppler waveform, the system offers efficient modes of use that can be selected with different wave shapes and different angular rotational speeds by the help of digital radar architecture. The performance Retinar FAR-AD is not affected by the instant manoeuvres of threats thanks to its high rotation speed of 30 rpm and the radar monitors threats successfully.”
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