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The TRML-4D Radars Are Highly Effective At Detecting russian Aircraft, Now the Manufacturer Is Making Them In Advance

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the TRML-4D multi-functional air surveillance radar / Hensoldt AG
the TRML-4D multi-functional air surveillance radar / Hensoldt AG

The war in Ukraine has become a real test for a number of samples of Western weapons, and the German radar shows positive results

The Ukrainian Air Force uses the TRML-4D multi-functional air surveillance radar system by Hensoldt AG as part of the IRIS-T anti-aircraft missile complex, and now the company expects to have orders for this system worth hundreds of millions of euros, as Bloomberg reports.

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the TRML-4D multi-functional air surveillance radar / Hensoldt AG

As noted, four TRML-4D radars have already been delivered to Ukraine (the first radar station was delivered in October), and two more units should be delivered this year.

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The chief executive officer of the company, Thomas Muller, notes that today it is the best medium-range radar in the world. As the article notes, the TRML-4D radar helps Ukraine intercept more than 90% of enemy aircraft in its skies.

The TRML-4D Radars Are Highly Effective At Detecting russian Aircraft, Now the Manufacturer Is Manufacturing Them In Advance, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
The IRIS-T air-defense system in Ukraine / Credits: ArmyInform

The chief executive officer of the company, Thomas Muller, states that nowadays it is the best medium-range radar in the world. As the article notes, the TRML-4D radar helps Ukraine intercept more than 90% of enemy aircraft in its skies.

The company is so confident in the demand for these radars that today they are pre-producing systems before they even receive orders for them, and the company expects this trend to continue. In particular, Germany is currently planning to purchase up to eight IRIS-T anti-aircraft missile systems as part of the European Sky Shield program.

The TRML-4D radar station is truly the latest example of weapons and military equipment. This is the latest version of the TRML radar family, which was first presented in 2018 at the Eurosatory exhibition and will be delivered to customers from 2020. Among the operators of this radar of this series, in addition to Ukraine and Germany, there are also the Netherlands, Lithuania, Malaysia and Thailand.

Defense Express reminds that the radar has an instrumental target detection range of up to 250 km, the minimum RCS of the target that the radar "sees" is 0.01 square meters. m, the number of targets at the same time is up to 1500 units.

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