Spinflight wrote:Yeah we bought more of them a few years back, and also arranged for our existing ones to be upgraded.
Gabriele wrote:British Giraffe Radars are the AMB kind, upgraded to standard C and with very small target detection, for mini-UAVs tracking.
Tumbleweed wrote:the sensor will be used as the FCR for Landceptor, or whatever its being called this week.
ArmChairCivvy wrote:What else is there in place, to do that? It is time to move on from bde level deconflictation and then, at the next level, v local anti-mortar/ counter-btry and AD FC radars to something with better coverage, properly networked and multi-function.
It is time to move on from bde level deconflictation
ArmChairCivvy wrote:You made (one part of) my point for me:
"In 2008 Lockheed Martin UK led Team Athena signed a contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence to provide the British Army with a state of the art situational awareness and battlespace management capability called the Land Environment Air Picture Provision (LEAPP). The LEAPP contract, worth over £100million, will see systems delivered from 2012"
ArmChairCivvy wrote:Tumbleweed wrote:at the next level, v local anti-mortar/ counter-btry and AD FC radars
A far as I know this kit (the next two parts of my point) are scheduled to go out of service fairly soon?
ArmChairCivvy wrote:ArmChairCivvy wrote:What else is there in place, to do that?Tumbleweed wrote:Outside of the LEAPP sensors what AD radars do land have now
Tumbleweed wrote:new in service networked Air Surveillance system to provide an air picture to a land HQ with a medium range radar
Tumbleweed wrote:Additional sensors have been bought and will be used with the new GBAD system replacing Rapier
Tumbleweed wrote:Rapier was available to the Bdes its search radar is not networked and has an extremely limited range
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