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Singapore commissions ELM-2311 Safari radar

26th October 2016 - 06:11 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) officially commissioned the Elta Systems ELM-2311 tactical counter-rocket artillery and mortar (C-RAM) radar into the 24th Singapore Artillery Battalion on 28 September. 

Known locally as the Safari Weapon Locating Radar (WLR), the system is integrated on a trailer towed by the ST Kinetics Bronco tracked carrier. 

Elta, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), successfully tested the system against live munitions in February 2014.

The ELM-2311 is a C-band weapon-locating active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar capable of a persistent surveillance sector mode of 120º, or a 360º rotating mode with a minimum crew of two

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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