UK Plans Bespoke AESA Radar For Typhoon Retrofit

Radar 2 will sit behind a new radome, capable of handling the bandwidths generated by the new multifunction array.
Credit: BAE Systems
The UK has made a long-awaited commitment to the development of an active, electronically scanned array radar for the Eurofighter Typhoon. The British government is plowing £317 million ($414 million) into the development of the European Common Radar System (ECRS) Mark 2 version of the Euroradar...
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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