In order to ensure the security of borders, as well as strategic facilities of the state, GIS is ready to ensure the supply of military radars, height-finders, automated military command centers and dual-purpose radars. In the future, create all the necessary supporting infrastructure and train professional personnel who will manage the proposed radars.
Ground-based mobile VHF-band radar AMBER-1800 provides automatic deployment on prepared sites and is designed for detection of air targets, determination of their coordinates and distribution of radar information to consumers. Transmitter and receiver of AMBER-1800 radar are solid-state.
Functions of AMBER-1800:● automatic detection of air targets and determination of their coordinates (plots: azimuth, range);● automatic generation of tracks and tracking of air targets in specified areas of airspace;● displaying of video, plots and tracks, automatic distribution of air situation to consumers over provided data links;● automatic issuance of the air target elevation measurement commands to radio height-finders, correlation of measured elevation with the tracks;● recording and storage of air situation and interfaces of radar operators;● control of radar operation modes, technical monitoring and diagnostics.
Radar consists of two vehicles:● Vehicle No. 1 - Hardware cabin with main electronic equipment;● Vehicle No. 2 - Vehicular platform with leveling system carrying antenna mast assembly (AMA) and deployment system, antenna-feeder system, two electric power plants.
Main characteristics:● Significantly greater detection range due to a greater RCS of targets, especially low-sized (cruise missiles) and low-contrast (“Stealth").● Antenna - a stacked array of dipole-slot antennas with linear horizontal polarization.● Fully automatic deployment/stowing down on site of operation in less than 10 minutes.● Fully solid-state, fail-soft operation, latest technology signal generation and processing.● Sustains 35 m/s windspeed and up to 10 mm icing.
Mobile combined PSR/SSR L-band Radar MARS-L is a ground-based radar system implementing combined operation of primary and secondary channels. Design of transmitter and receiver of MARS-L relies on advanced technology of operation with complex strobing signals and jamming protection.
Combined operation of primary and secondary channels allows for significant increase in detection range and accuracy at relatively low radiation power. Besides, availability of additional flight information (flight number, altitude, remaining fuel, technical status, etc.) increases flight safety and diminishes the probability of anti-aircraft missile accident engagement against commercial aircraft.
Functions of MARS-L:● aircraft detection, displaying of position, automatic measurement of range and azimuth from radar primary channel;● aircraft interrogation, receiving and displaying replies from radar secondary channel;● combining data received from primary and secondary channels;● automatic tracking, flight trajectory estimation;● acquisition, displaying and processing of air situation from another radar, generation of multi-radar tracks● automatic height-finder control, altitude calculation;● automatic distribution of air situation;● recording of air situation;● semi-automatic topographic referencing of radar position (GPS-based);● technical monitoring and diagnostics.
Main characteristics:● Automatic detection at low/med/high altitudes.● Deployment time – 10 minutes.● Support of RBS, MK XA and Eastern IFF transponder systems.
Missions of MARS-L:● build-up of radar coverage, air defence combat alert duty in peaceful time (airspace control, monitoring of airspace use, etc.)● flight mission assurance in the terminal area;● strategic build-up of radar coverage;● provision of surveillance and combat information to anti-aircraft missile units,● air force units, EW units when conducting combat operations;● flight mission assurance of commercial and NATO aviation for joint actions, exercises and operations involving army.
Ground-based long-range VHF surveillance radar P-18ML is offered as the modernized follow-on to its prototype, the analogue P-18 (1RL131 Terek, "Spoon Rest").As a result of upgrade the radar detection performance is efficiently improved. P-18ML features automatic tracking capability as well as acquisition of data from other surveillance radars and height-finders. Data can be exchanged over provided communication channels in approved format.
Design options:Various chassis configurations are available. The number of vehicles is decreased. Two power generators are accommodated in a dedicated compartment of the antenna mast vehicle or on separate vehicles. Other design options are possible: radar equipment can be placed on a single semitrailer or on trailers without vehicle chassis.
Main characteristics:● Significantly greater detection range due to a greater RCS of targets, especially low-sized (cruise missiles) and low-contrast (“Stealth").● Low intensity of reflections from hydrometeorology (practically excluding dependence of radar characteristics on weather conditions).● Long duration and adjustable parameters of probing signals.● Automatic height-finder control capability.● Implementation on COTS components.● Various design options: trailer/semi-trailer/fixed installation.● Largely simplified maintenance.● Engineered for minimum cost of ownership (P-18).
Mobile height-finder PRV-16ML is intended for measurement of aircraft altitude from target designations provided by interfaced radar or automated control system and bearing of active jammers. By default PRV-16ML distributes data in ASTERIX format. Along with two-dimensional range finders (such as upgraded P-18/P-19 etc.) PRV-16ML forms the back-bone of 3D Radar Complex. System is offered as the upgraded follow-on to the prototype, analogue PRV-16. PRV-16ML can be easily interfaced with surveillance radars and command and control centres such as P-18ML, P-14ML, MARS-L, AMCP "Module", etc. Advanced digital technologies of radar signal processing and solid-state components have allowed to improve performance characteristics and jamming immunity, electromagnetic compatibility, decrease power consumption.
Main functions:● acquisition and processing of target designations from interfaced surveillance radars, command and control units;● automatic detection and measurement of position (azimuth, slant range, elevation), height calculation;● data distribution in ASTERIX format;● displaying target designations, air situation and weather formations at technical workstation;● manual target designation by operator, automatic height measurement for verbal output;● automatic detection and bearing (in elevation) of active jammers, data distribution in approved protocol;● semi-automatic levelling, automatic topographic positioning based on “Navstar” GPS;● automatic technical monitoring and diagnostics.
Main characteristics:● Acquisition and processing of target designations from interfaced surveillance radars, command and control units.● Automatic detection and bearing (in elevation) of active jammers.
Upgrade of early-warning VHF radar P-14 (1RL113 "Lena", 44Zh6 "Furgon", 5N84A "Oborona-14", "Tall King") offers the best (in terms of efficiency / cost ratio) alternative to restoration or repair of legacy prototypes.As a result of upgrade the radar's detection performance is efficiently improved. P-14ML features automatic tracking capability as well as data receiving from other surveillance radars and height-finders. Data can be exchanged over provided communication channels in approved format.
Main characteristics:● Significantly greater detection range due to a greater RCS of targets, especially low-sized (cruise missiles) and low-contrast (“Stealth").● Low intensity of reflections from hydrometeorology (practically excluding dependence of radar characteristics on weather conditions).● Long duration and adjustable parameters of probing signals.● Automatic height-finder control capability.● Implementation on COTS components.● Various design options: trailer/semi-trailer/fixed installation.● Largely simplified maintenance.
Upgraded Ground-Controlled Approach (GCA) system RSP-10ML ("Long Talk") is intended to ensure flight safety of aircraft and helicopters within terminal airspace, obtain positional information and guide aircraft to a safe landing in normal and adverse weather conditions. RSP-10ML consists of the surveillance radar (ASR) combining primary and secondary channels and Precision Approach Radar (PAR).
Primary channel of RSP-10ML operates in L-band (ICAO), secondary channel uses standard frequencies for RBS (interrogation – 1030 MHz, response – 1090 MHz) and Eastern UVD (interrogation – 1030 MHz, response – 740 MHz). Primary and secondary channels work on a common antenna. Precision Approach Radar performs horizontal and glide path guidance and operates in X-band.
Main characteristics:● Solid-state transmitter with ‘soft-failure’ redundancy.● Automatic recording of air situation.● Efficient operation in jamming environment.● Operation is independent on the airborne equipment.● Availability of the secondary channel (RBS, Mark X, Eastern IFF).
The Automated Mobile Command Post (AMCP) "MODULE" is the basic element in the structure of Air Defence and Air Force Command, Control Communications & Computers (C4I) defence networks.Flexible structure and open architecture concept allow "Module" to be easily configured as Control and Reporting Post (CRP) and Control and Reporting Centre (CRC) and serve as the backbone of successful C4I operations.
Composition:All equipment of AMCP is accommodated inside a shelter on a truck chassis or a trailer. Stationary design is optional. AMCP in basic configuration consists of:● 4 typical operator workstations with role assignment and easy reconfiguration. Number and assignment of workstations may vary depending on shelter size, customer preferences and existing command structure;● data distribution and processing system consisting of 2 redundant servers;● recording system server;● command and control link communications equipment;● 2 duplicated LANs;● power supply system including two 9 kw generator sets and UPS;● temperature control and ventilation system.
AMCP “Module” may additionally be equipped with ADS-B (Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) receiver intended for surveillance of ADS-B equipped aircraft.Application of ADS-B receiver allows to receive air situation data of better accuracy and higher data renewal rate (2 message per second).
Main characteristics:● Flexibility of structure, modular design.● Interfacing wide range of surveillance sensors.● Easy upgradeable and extendable according to customer requirements.● Effective coordination and control of military and civil airspace control subsystems in a rapidly changing air environment.● Integration of military and civil subsystems.
Main functions of AMCP "Module":● acquisition, processing and displaying of air situation received from surveillance sensors with digital output or analogue radars equipped with A1000● radar extractors;● acquisition, processing and displaying of data received from analogue and digital height-finding radars;● intelligent automatic/manual targeting to subordinated height-finders;● acquisition, processing and displaying of data received from interfaced IFF;● generating IFF interrogations;● distribution of recognized air picture (RAP) to subordinated and supporting units;● performance monitoring of components and data transmission channels;● displaying of air situation against map background with layer selection & filtering capability;● data and voice communications with subordinated and superior units;● providing intercom communications;● calculation and displaying of radar coverage areas and Air Defense Missile Units (ADMUs) engagement areas based on digital electronic maps;● pre-battle and actual monitoring of AMCP equipment, displaying status of data communication channels, surveillance sensors and AMCP components;● simulation of air situation and treat scenarios for training purposes;● recording of air situation, combat crew actions, voice and quality of data transmission;● determination of AMCP geographical location via GPS;● synchronization of system components through GPS based master clock;● automated generation of reports;● displaying of RAP on remote workstation(s) interfaced via VHF/UHF/Fiber optics or Satellite communications;● generation of RAP based alerts (APW, MSAW, intrusion detection);● control and monitoring of ADMUs, target assignment and designation (optional);● Ground Control Intercept (GCI) communications from dedicated workstation (optional).
3D mobile radar complex is designed for target detection and measuring their coordinates - azimuth, range and height (elevation).
3D complex is a real alternative to modern 3D radars and includes:
● Solid-state 2D surveillance radar (P-18ML / MARS-L / AMBER-1800 / P-14ML);● Mobile height-finder PRV-16ML.
The main advantages of the 3D mobile radar complex are high location accuracy, mobility and survivability, full automatic operation mode, competitive price. 3D mobile radar complex can provide a real alternative to modern 3D radars.