Thales Uses Silicon-Germanium In New Airborne AESA

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Credit: Airbus Helicopters
Thales has adopted Silicon-Germanium semiconductor technology for its new airborne surveillance radar. The Airmaster C is a compact active electronically scanned array (AESA) surveillance radar developed for use on fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aircraft systems for surface search and...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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