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Russia shows off new 'anti-stealth' digital radar

28th August 2018 - 12:22 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Kubinka


Russian industry has unveiled a new 2D VHF radar that combines long-range detection with high mobility and digital signal processing to significantly improve resolution and jamming resistance. 

The P-18-2 - an evolution of the Soviet P-18 (NATO reporting name 'Spoon Rest') - was unveiled to the public for the first time at the Army-2018 defence exhibition held in Kubinka near Moscow last week.  

According to the developer, Nizhny Novgorod-based NITEL company, the new radar is being positioned as a successor to the P-18, a system commonly used by the Russian Air and Space Force and many foreign customers. 

The original P-18 …

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