DARPA picks four companies to develop affordable sub-reflector-based imaging radar technologies

Four companies focus on advanced imaging radar

ARLINGTON, Va., 27 March 2015. U.S. Military researchers have chosen four companies for contracts worth a potential $11.3 million to carry out a project to design new kinds of imaging radar that rely on electronic sub-reflector designs, rather than on a moving platform or target, to perform scanning.

Officials of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., chose the companies this month for the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars (ASTIR) program that seeks to design a cost-effective imaging radar system with similar performance to synthetic aperture radar (SAR).

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