Direct from USA: ל”פטריוט refurbished radar”

המכ”ם החדש, היום. צילום: סגן יוחאי לוי, מערך ההגנה האווירית

Unique project renovated approximately Patriot American industries of the IAF, he came here 20 years ago during the Gulf war.

תאריך: 27/02/2013, 12:30    
מחבר: שיר אהרון ברם, אתר חיל האוויר

In a ceremony this morning inaugurated “about 120 of the Patriot system (diamond)
The air-defense radar which has a special program in United States Army.
The radar will be transferred today to the Tower, now put it to use.
“We completed a long process today when the unit was radar,” said the Commander of the air defense command, Brig. Gen. Shahar Shohat. “The sense of pride and satisfaction.

The improved radar started his career in the air force for over two decades. “The radar which is captured during the Gulf war, in 1991,” said Maj. NIR hochema, head of surface-to-air missiles in the air. “He regularly worked 24/7, work very abrasive. When he was sent for restoration is not less than 21 years old, “he said adding that
“The renovation increased the lifetime and reliability of radar. Besides, he moved
Approximately 30 technical improvements that enhance the performance, safety and maintenance. “

According to Maj. hochema, this unusual project, in which American industries are shpzzot of weaponry for the u.s. military, but for the army. Some improvement project in cooperation between the interception systems branch air equipment and the protection wing of the tower he also includes improvements ב”ניקיון” which moves the frequency, radar
Renovation of the antenna and the trailer, and the radar improvement.

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Translated from Hebrew