Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: The Thales Squire
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|average power:||1 W max.|
|instrumented range:||48 km|
|range resolution:||5 m|
|accuracy:||≤ 5 m ; ≤ 5 mils|
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Squire is an X-Band man-portable medium-range ground surveillance radar that can detect and classify moving targets on, or close to, the ground at ranges up to 48 km. Deployed worldwide for force protection, reconnaissance and compound protection, it is equally suited for border, coastal and site surveillance, counter-drug, smuggling operations and drone detection.
Squire is light, compact, and has a very low output power thanks to the application of FMCW technology. Squire is ideally suitable for use by the Army and Marines, e.g. air mobile and amphibious units, but also by United Nations units or Border Guard units. It consists of compact components to be carried in two backpacks. Each weighs less than 23 kgs, including batteries, and can therefore be easily carried by two persons.
Because of its low maximum power output (1W max) the Squire is a very safe radar concerning the effects of RF radiation energy. There is no radiation danger for persons, even in the direct vicinity of the system.