EL/M-2052

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EL/M-2052
Country of origin Israel
Type Solid-state active electronically scanned array (AESA)
Azimuth 200°
Power ~10kw peak

The Elta 2052 is an advanced airborne Active electronically scanned array fire control radar for fighter aircraft. It is suitable for F-15, MiG-29, Mirage 2000 and LCA Tejas. The EL/M-2052 is an advanced Airborne Fire Control Radar (FCR) designed for air superiority and advanced strike missions.

The FCR is based on fully solid-state active phased array technology. This new technology enables the radar to achieve a longer detection range, high mission reliability and a multi-target tracking capability of up to 64 targets.[1] The EL/M-2052 radar incorporates operational feedback from Israeli Air Force combat pilots.[citation needed]

The radar introduces improvements to the Air-to-Air, Air-to-Ground and Air-to-Sea operation modes of the aircraft. In the Air-to-air mode, the radar enables a very long-range multi targets detection and enables several simultaneous weapon deliveries in combat engagements.[2]

In Air-to-ground missions, the radar provides very high resolution mapping (SAR), surface moving target detection and tracking over RBM, DBS and SAR maps in addition to A/G ranging. In Air-to-Sea missions the radar provides long-range target detection and tracking, including target classification capabilities (RS, ISAR).[3]

Features[edit]

  • Full solid State radar
  • High MTBCF(redundancy)
  • High ECM immunity
  • Extended detection rages
  • Multi Target Tracking (64 targets)
  • Simultaneous modes of operation[citation needed]

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