Pluto surveillance radar Weapon Systems // Sensors/Electronics // Ground Radars


Country of Origin: Italy

The Pluto surveillance radar is designed to scan over forest cover or coastal areas for low-flying aircraft and track small ships. It can operate as a standalone unit or be integrated into a defense system. A shorter-range version operates as the surveillance radar in the Spada air defense system (see separate database entry). The Pluto's design was driven by the likelihood of both natural environmental clutter and significant defensive jamming by its targets. In addition, many such...

 

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