South African Radar & EW and Communications Projects

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Re: South African Radar & EW Projects

stealthflanker said:
Has South Africa every try to make fighter aircraft radar ?

Seeing advanced projects like Carver got me thinking of that.
There was some mention in Those Who Had The Power of a Project Mecanno that was to possibly produce a multimode fighter radar.
I seem to recall it lead (after Carver cancellation) to a ground based demonstrator or spin-off.
 

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I had not been aware of this one before - apparently called "Eekhoring" - Radar, Troop Fire Control Post (FCP), was used with 23mm Bosvark AAA system. (taken from a recent FB post).
 

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Here's an interesting brochure from the CSIR on our SAR radar development - I collected it at AAD 2018.
 

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Here's a flyer relating to the Meerkat radar and surveillance system (as per my post #33 above) - unfortunately, apart from a nice picture of the system, it gives very little in terms of detailed info/specs.
 

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