Euroradar Caesar active electronically scanned array takes flight in Eurofighter Typhoon

Basildon, U.K., 14 May 2007. The Euroradar Caesar active electronically scanned array (AESA) variant of the Captor radar system has completed a flight test program in the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The flights were conducted by EADS from the Manching facility in Germany.

The Caesar (captor active electronically scanned array radar) system is an AESA radar demonstrator developed and funded by the Euroradar consortium consisting of: ELEX Sensors & Airborne Systems (S&AS), Galileo Avionica of Italy, EADS Defence Electronics of Germany, and INDRA of Spain.

Installation and flight testing in the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft was completed under a funded program from the German government. Completion of this successful flight program on the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft is the culmination of four years cooperative work between the major European radar suppliers and Eurofighter industries.

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