CAESAR Completes Flight Trials on Eurofighter

5/10/2007 - EDINBURGH, Scotland --- The Euroradar CAESAR active electronically scanned array (AESA) variant of the successful CAPTOR radar system has successfully completed a flight test programme in the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The flights were conducted by EADS from the Manching facility in Germany.

The CAESAR (Captor Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar) system is an AESA radar demonstrator developed and funded by the Euroradar consortium consisting of - SELEX Sensors & Airborne Systems (S&AS), Galileo Avionica of Italy, EADS Defence Electronics of Germany and INDRA of Spain. CAESAR enables AESA capability to be fully exploited, while retaining all features and capabilities of the original CAPTOR radar system.

Source: Eurofighter Press Release

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