Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: ?
Origin: United Kingdom
Corporations: Northrop Grumman
Parent System: AN/APY-3
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: ?
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Description: Northrop Grumman AN/APY-3 is a side looking phased array multimode radar used on the E-8 ground surveillance aircraft. Actually the APY-3 is the heart of the E-8 surveillance system. Mounted beneath the forward fuselage provides detection of ground targets at 175 kilometers using its synthetic aperture radar mode. The pulse Doppler mode allows to detect and track moving targets on the ground. The APY-3 sensor is able to cover one million square kilometers during an E-8 eight-hour sortie.

AN/APY-3 Applications

Support Aircraft E-8C Joint STARS

AN/APY-3 Specifications

Max Detection Range: 175,000 meter (94 nautical mile)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AN/APY-3 News

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on 13 Jun 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017Northrop Grumman Demonstrates New Modular Panel-Based Radar with First Flight Test

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