Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has supplied the Czech Republic, via its Czech partners RETIA and VTU, with the first air defense Multi-Mission Radar (MMR), as part of a deal signed in December 2019 by the Ministries of Defense of both the Czech Republic and Israel. The radar, which is operational and combat-proven in Israel, provides both surveillance and defense capabilities to customers around the world, and is integrative with NATO systems.
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- The radar deal, signed between Israel and the Czech Republic in 2019, included radar systems valued at USD $125 million.
- The radar displays a high-quality air situation picture, dealing simultaneously and efficiently with a wide range of targets while supporting air defense systems.
- In the last two years, IAI’s radar systems have been sold to several countries in Europe.
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The radar detects and classifies threats, and supplies weapons systems with the data necessary to neutralize a number of those threats simultaneously. Thanks to the system’s advanced tracking capabilities, the radar provides situational awareness which is both precise and reliable, and includes the detection and identification of targets having low signatures.