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TRS-3D radars on K130-class corvettes to undergo modernization with HENSOLDT

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February 18, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

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GERMANY. Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is modernizing the TRS-3D radars of two K130-class corvettes of the German Navy, as well as an associated shore facility.

According to the company, an order for corresponding electronic components was placed by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology, and In-Service Support (BAAINBw). The replacement deliveries will take place in the course of this year.

The TRS-3D is a three-dimensional multimode ship radar desingned for air and sea surveillance, which can correlate the position and movement data of targets with the HENSOLDT identification system MSSR 2000 I with the intent to improve the automatic identification of ships and aircraft.

The company claims that the TRS-3D has over 60 radars in service with navies and coastguards worldwide. In addition to K130 corvettes, vessels equipped with it include the U.S. Coast Guard's National Security Cutters, a number of U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ships, as well as ships of the Finnish Navy and the Norwegian Coast Guard.

 

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