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UK tests wind farm resistant radar

1st February 2012 - 16:31 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


The UK MoD has tested a newly-installed radar designed to counter interference associated with wind farms, it has been revealed.

In a statement on 12 January, the UK MoD said that on its behalf an industry/government team installed the Lockheed Martin TPS-77 Air Defence Radar near Cromer, Norfolk.

The team includes Serco, which installed the radar itself; Lockheed Martin; the MoD’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S); and the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

‘We must rapidly increase the levels of home-grown clean energy produced in the UK. Wind farms and other forms of renewable energy will help boost our

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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