Tokyo Reveals Anglo-Japanese Work On Digital Aircraft Radar

digital beam forming radar technology
The Japanese defense ministry’s simple depiction of a conventional radar sweeping with a single beam and an element-level DBF array monitoring many directions at once.
Credit: Japanese Ministry of Defense
The Japanese defense ministry has proposed to work with Britain on what it says is an unprecedented application of a digital technology to aircraft radars, extending previously undisclosed research between the countries. The technology, element-level digital beam forming, could potentially improve...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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