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The potential military applications of 3D Phased Array Radars

In this exclusive interview conducted ahead of this year’s Military Radar Conference, Maxime Bagnoud, Senior Programme Manager, Armasuisse, shares his insight on the potential applications of 3D Phased Array Radar for the military, and the challenges that this poses. Download the interview on the right >>Download the interview to read Maxime’s answers...

The place of Airborne Early Warning in fifth generation operations: Insights from NORAD

What is the place of Airborne Early Warning in fifth generation and multi-domain operations when it comes to the defence of North American airspace? That is what Mr Brian ‘Bear’ Lihani, Deputy Chief, Aerospace Warning Branch, HQ NORAD is trying to answer in this exclusive interview with Defence IQ conducted...

Military Radar: 2019 Trends and Acquisitions Report

The military radar space is dynamic, with nations from across the globe investing in the technology to meet threats present in their region. Ahead of this year’s Military Radar conference, Defence IQ have compiled this 2019 Trends & Acquisitions Report, to provide a comprehensive view of current investments and developments from solution providers in the military radar space. Download this report...

5 key realities of countering drones in the radar sector

Drones pose an ongoing security threat in both the military and civilian  sector, as they are undetectable by radar systems in a congested airspace. While near-misses are recurrent, it is only a matter of time before a serious incident occur, which could prove disastrous. Defence IQ wanted to delve deeper...

A look inside the largest ever radar procurement in the US: The SENSR programme

The current major procurement operation in radar, the SENSR programme, is deemed to entirely renovate the US radar network, from surveillance to air safety and weather radar applications. Capable of meeting the requirements of all four agencies taking part in the project - NORAD, the Department of Homeland Security, the...

Past Presentations

Past Presentation 2018: Innovative Radar Solutions -SAAB

For a snapshot on Military Radar 2018 conference and what to expect, view SAAB's Björn Engström past presentation on Innovative Radar Solutions

Reports and Publications

Principles of Modern Radar: Advanced Techniques

Principles of Modern Radar: Advanced Techniques is a professional reference for practicing engineers, including Joseph R. Guerci, that provides a stepping stone to advanced practice with in-depth discussions of the most commonly used advanced techniques for radar design. It will also serve advanced radar academic and training courses with a...

Interview: Dr Karl Erik Olsen, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment

Defence IQ sat down with Dr Olsen to discuss the technical challenges for military radar in Norway and to get an insight into his research in this area and the new capabilities on the horizon.

Ecuador seeks radar to combat drug smuggling after Chinese deal falls through

Ecuador is seeking to acquire four new radar surveillance systems, according to Defence Minister Fernando Cordero...

Radar Market Resilience: New acquisitions for land, sea and air

The military radar market is enjoying good health thanks to a number of ongoing and expected acquisitions across the air, land and sea domains. 

Eyes On The Skies: Ground-Based Air Surveillance Developments

Thomas Withington provides this overview of the key technological developments in the field of ground-based air surveillance radars, with a look at emerging threats and the latest national programmes receiving new military investment. Military Radar 2016 will assess the capabilities available in the coming years and offer vital insight to...

Thinking Big in Radar, Outpacing the Threat with NORAD HQ

“Working with the customer is essential. Through customers, industry can evaluate what is needed and develop products to meet customer’s  expectations.” The customers in question? The world’s militaries. Brian Lihani is the Chief of the Radar Warning Branch at NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) HQ,  a binational and combined...