Thursday, June 8, 2023

Ukraine receives Israeli-made multi-mission radars

The Ukrainian Armed Forces reportedly received the first Israeli-made ground-based, multi-mission radars for Counter-UAS, Very Short-Range Air Defense (VSHORAD), Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM), and Hemispheric Surveillance operational missions.

Images appeared on social media last week, May 5th, showing the cutting-edge ieMHR multi-mission radar. This system is developed and manufactured by the Israeli company RADA Electronic Industries.

The ieMHR is a pulse-Doppler, software-defined, S-band radar platform incorporating an AESA antenna and GaN amplifiers with advanced 4D processing capabilities, providing unprecedented clutter handling and multipath mitigation.

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The new radar will perform aerial surveillance, detection and tracking of every type of aerial activity, providing real-time information to Ukrainian troops, ensuring maximal security and safety within the protected area. The ieMHR will be integrated with additional sensors to create a broad site situational awareness sensor suite.

According to the Militarnyi, Ukraine will receive a total of 16 ieMHR radars. The first three of them have already arrived.

Funds for the modern Israeli-made radars were raised as part of a campaign that started on January 30 and was named “RADAROM!” in Lithuanian. The campaign involved public organizations supporting Ukraine in Lithuania: Blue/Yellow, Laisvės TV, 1K fondas and Stiprūs kartu, as well as the Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT.

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Dylan Malyasov
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Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense adviser and a consultant. He graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist. read more

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