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Leonardo sets its sights on E-scan radar prototype testing

6th December 2018 - 12:54 GMT | by Tim Martin in Nerviano

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The newest electronically scanning radar, Grifo-E, developed by manufacturer Leonardo, is set to undergo a series of prototype tests by the end of 2019.

The company has a number of options available at this stage for testing, but a helicopter will be used for troubleshooting purposes before a dedicated aircraft is used to perform flight trials, according to Federico Scannapieco, SVP radar and advanced targeting at Leonardo.

Grifo-E uses Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology, which involves the use of small radar modules to effectively direct an electronic beam, instead of a radar physically moving to point a beam at

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