The Airborne Stand-off Radar (ASTOR) is a ground-surveillance system under development for the United Kingdom. The system features a Bombardier Global Express business jet modified to include a satellite communications link mounted on the top and a Synthetic Aperture Radar/Moving Target Indicator (SAR/MTI) installed in a "canoe" structure on the bottom. The U.K. plans to acquire five ASTOR aircraft and eight ground-based processing stations to give the Royal Air Force and British Army ...


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