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Mortar Locating Radar

Figure 1: Principle of mortar locating radar

Figure 1: Principle of mortar locating radar

Mortar Locating Radar

A Mortar Locating Radar provides quick identification to pinpoint enemy mortar positions in map co-ordinates, enabling artillery units to launch counter attacks. The system electronically, scans the horizon over a given sector several times a second, intercepting and automatically tracking hostile projectiles, then computing back along the trajectory to the origin. The co-ordinates and altitude of the weapons site are then presented to the operator.