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Israeli Sa’ar 6 Corvettes to Get IAI ELTA MF-STAR

The Israeli Navy will receive four ELM-2248 MF-STAR multi-function Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars, following the award of a contract to  ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).

The new radars are to be installed on the Israeli Navy’s newly acquired Sa’ar 6 Corvettes.

“ELTA is a long time supplier of leading-edge radar systems to the Israeli Navy and Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The IDF has a long history of being a technology innovator when it comes to procuring the newest technologies, and the MF-STAR best fits that story_category,” says Yoav Tourgeman, IAI VP and CEO of ELTA, who adds, “The MF-STAR was designed from the ground up with innovative and reliable technologies, based on our experience of over half a century of producing and deploying a vast array of radar systems.”

The MF-STAR comprises four conformal phased array S-Band antennas providing 360° coverage.

The Israeli Navy version of the MF-STAR is optimized for the design of the Sa’ar 6 vessel, where its AESA technology allows for faster threat alert response time, better accuracy, and the ability to simultaneously track multiple targets and different target-types thereby providing an optimal Situational Awareness Picture (SAP).

The radar rapidly provides relevant data to the entire weapon systems on board (such as Gunnery and Surface-to-Air Missiles), in order to deliver the proper response.

The MF-STAR naval radar, features optical networking and advanced antenna tile architecture which makes the system significantly lighter than similar radars.

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