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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 60
Unitary Cost: EUR€16 million   (USD$18 million)
Also Known As: ARTillery HUnting Radar
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Saab Microwave Systems
Parent System: ARTHUR
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 64
Family Members: MAMBA
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Description: The ARTillery HUnting Radar (ARTHUR) is a fire finder radar system designed for integration into Brigades and Divisions. This Counter Battery Sensor System can be mounted on a single carrier vehicle. It can detect enemy mortars, howitzers and rocket launchers. In addition, it provides secondary surveillance capability for air defense systems and friend artillery impact assessment.

Two/four ARTHUR medium range fire finder radar systems can be netted achieving a long range fire finder system.

ARTHUR Specifications

Wheel Drive: 4x4
SetUp Time: 5 minute (0.08 hour)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There are 13 news between
20 Jan 2004 and 10 Mar 2020
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020UK Arthur Weapon Locating System to Undergo Mid-Life Extension
Wednesday, December 5, 2018Sweden Orders Saab Giraffe 4A Multi-Function Radar
Wednesday, April 8, 2015Norway to Upgrade its Arthur Weapon Locating Systems
Monday, May 12, 2014Saab Introduces Giraffe 1X, Giraffe 4A and Giraffe 8A Air Surveillance Radar Families
Thursday, March 28, 2013Undisclosed Customer Orders Arthur Weapon Locating System
Monday, January 31, 2011South Korea Orders ARTHUR Weapon Locating System
Monday, January 3, 2011Saab Receives Order for ARTHUR Weapon-Locating System
Tuesday, November 30, 2010Undisclosed Customer Orders One ARTHUR Counter-Battery Radar System
Monday, November 9, 2009Italy Purchases Five Arthur Firefinder Radars
Wednesday, April 2, 2008United Kingdom Purchases Five GIRAFFE AMB Radars for LEAPP Program

Operators & Related Equipment

Canada owns leased ARTHURs.
Italian Army operates leased ARTHURs and five ordered in November 2009
Procurement contract worth 59 million Euro awarded by the Spanish Army to Saab Microwave Systems December 2006. Radar deliveries were scheduled between 2007 through 2009.
United Kingdom?
The United Kingdom received both leased and purchased ARTHUR artillery hunting radar systems.

Grand Total 510
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