API Technologies To Manufacture Blighter A400 Series Anti-UAV Air Security Radar
API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNY) (“API” or the “Company”) has extended its long running manufacturing partnership with Blighter Surveillance Systems (www.blighter.com), an electronic-scanning radar and sensor solution provider, with the announcement that it is to partner on the production of Blighter’s latest radar, the Blighter®A400 Series.
The Blighter A400 Series Ku band Doppler air security radar is designed to detect small and medium sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones up to 8km away. The Blighter A400 Series radars are modular non-rotating, electronic-scanning systems using power efficient PESA (passive electronically scanned array) and FMCW (frequencyThe number of complete cycles or vibrations per unit of time. Rate of alternation in an AC current. Expressed in cycles per second or hertz (Hz). modulated continuous wave) technologies to provide industry leading levels of reliability and requiring zero maintenance. The radars allow all weather, 24-hour detection of fast and slow moving micro and mini UAV targets with unsurpassed ground clutter suppression.