Military Embedded Systems

On-the-move ground radar demonstrated by NGC

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March 13, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman.

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. Northrop Grumman Corporation completed a government customer demonstration of the Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) system at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

During the live-fire demonstration, Northrop Grumman used the HAMMR system, mounted on a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) as an Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) sensor to detect and track an unmanned aerial vehicle target.

Northrop Grumman’s HAMMR is a short- to medium-range X-Band Three Dimensional (3D) radar that utilizes the proven Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) AN/APG-83 F-16 fighter radar in a ground-based, sense on-the-move role.

HAMMR provides multi-mission, 3D performance for air surveillance, weapon cueing, and counter-fire target acquisition missions in either a 360-degree or sector-only staring mode. HAMMR delivers the unprecedented ability to provide force protection while operating on the move to increase warfighter survivability.

 

 

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