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Giraffe 4A

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: Giraffe 4A

Figure 1: Giraffe 4A

frequency: S band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 280 km (air targets)
100 km (mortar radar)
range resolution:
elevation coverage:
antenna rotation: 30 or 60 rpm
hits per scan:
Giraffe 4A

Giraffe 4A is a medium- to long-range S band multi-function radar and combines the battle-proven designs from the Arthur and Giraffe AMB product families with an all-new radar sensor, based on AESA technology. This new radar offers exceptional range, performance and multi-function operational flexibility in a single solution.

The multi-function capability means simultaneous functions for: