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EW Europe: SMART-L MM radar family expanded

30th May 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Victor Barreira in Porto


Dutch radar specialists Thales Nederland has unveiled a land-based, mobile tactical variant of its new SMART-L MM long-range multi-mission radar system.

The new radar designated SMART-L MM/D (Multi-Mission/Deployable) complements the shipborne SMART-L MM/N (Multi-Mission/Naval) and tower-mounted SMART-L MM/F (Multi-Mission/Fixed) versions, which were purchased for Royal Netherland Navy and Royal Netherlands Air Force respectively.

SMART-L MM/D, which is fully deployable, was designed to carry out air and ballistic missile defense surveillance roles thanks to its active electronically scanned array (AESA) and gallium nitride (GaN) technology, the company told Shephard during the system’s first presentation made on 12 May at the company’s

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Victor Barreira


Victor Barreira

Victor M.S. Barreira is a Shephard correspondent, covering South American defence and security affairs.

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