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AN/APY-8 Lynx

Country of Origin: USA


The AN/APY-8 Lynx is the first airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) to be procured for unmanned vehicles (UAV). Jointly developed by General Atomics and Sandia National Laboratories, the radar's first production examples are underwent trials on U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force aircraft as well as on a Canadian army I-GNAT UAV.

The Lynx can operate in several modes and several levels of resolution down to as low as 4 in (10 cm) at slant ranges of up to 47 nm (87 km). There is a...

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