Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
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Graves (grand réseau adapté à la veille spatiale) is a bistatic radar system operated by the French Air Force in the VHF band for orbit determination of artificial earth satellites.
The transmitter site is located at Broye-Aubigney-Montseugny (47°20'52,8"N, 5°30′54,4″"E), and the receiver site is 364 km south of it at Revest-du-Bion (44°4'17,4"N, 5°32′4,6″"E).
The radar was put into operation in 2005.