PSR MORAVA M10
Solid-state S-band PSR MORAVA is intended for use as a source of information for air traffic management within terminal area.
MORAVA radar is developed in accordance with the latest requirements of ICAO and Eurocontro.
As modern ATC radar MORAVA consists of two main parts: solid- state primary radar, and built-in monopulse secondary radar. Both antennas are mounted on the same antenna base. PSR can be equipped with built-in MSSR supplied by NRPL Group or by a different supplier.
Wide coverage and high performance work under sever ground clutter conditions are provided by using a dual beam antenna, which is produced with the aid of extremely high-accuracy equipment.
Up-to-date solutions such as fail-soft solid-state transmitter, digital pulse generation and compression, adaptive digital signal and data processing, user-friendly radar data displaying system, remote control and monitoring system provide outstanding technical and performance capabilities of the MORAVA radar.
All equipment are located in a shelter with climatic system and uninterruptible power supply system. This solution simplifies the building process of the new radar site or upgrading the old one.
Low cost and high-level characteristics give the best price and quality ratio on the market.
The radar came to the ATC market in 2005. There are 10 radars delivered to customers for the beginning of 2011.
- Digital radar signal processing system, coherent receiver and transmitter provide detection quality improvement Solid-state transmitter with air cooling
- Linear and circle polarization decrease the influence of weather clutter
- Digital generation and compression of signals provides higher stability
- Processing of weather data
- Adaptive regulation of parameters of the digital receiver decrease amount of false targets detections.
- Built-in PSR (and MSSR) digital target extractor
- Built-in tracking system
- Tracker supports ASTERIX, AIRCAT 500 output data formats
- Local and Remote control and monitoring system (L/RCMS)
- Built-in test system for automatic monitoring of equipment parameters
- Automatic reservation of radar's systems
- System for analyzing, recording and replaying of the radar data
- Operation of the radar without continuous staff presence
- All software uses Linux operating system
- One of the best price and quality ratio on the market
DESIGN OF THE RADAR MORAVA
- Modular construction provides easy change of the configuration
- The antenna system is set on the separately standing tower
- The PSR (3 cabinets) and MSSR (1 cabinet) equipment is placed in the shelter with the climate control system and the UPS system
Antenna and Antenna base
- PSR antenna co-mounted with MSSR
- Two-channel PSR antenna system
- The part of the MSSR equipment is located on the tower
- Dual-motor antenna drive system
- 12 solid-state amplifying units
- Safe power supply (40 V)
- Fast start-up
- Require no tuning during operation
- Fail-soft power amplifiers
- Double frequency converter provides less RF emissions
- IF analog-digital conversion
Radar signal processor and target extractor
- Digital pulse generating and compression (low level of side lobes)
- AMTD algorithm
- The algorithms applied in the processor, provide high accuracy, resolution and probability of detection, low level of a false alarm
- Combining and tracking PSR and MSSR targets
- Possibility of recording and replaying plots and tracks
- User-friendly graphic user interface (GUI) with possibility of displaying plot, track and analog radar data Possibility of using GPS UTC for time synchronization
Radar data transfer equipment
- Supports different output formats
- Supports different channel types (digital and analog serial channels, network channels)
Remote control and monitoring system (RCMS)
- Monitoring of all important parameters of the radar
- Remote control and diagnostics of all systems of the radar
- Analysis of radar data quality
- User-friendly GUI
|Rotation Rates||15 or 12 rpm|
|Instrumented Range (RCS>2 m2)||60/80 NM|
|Minimum Range||0,5 NM|
|Accuracy||0,1o / 50 m|
|Resolution||2o / 225 m|
|Gain (lower/upper beam)||34 / 33 dB|
|Azimuthal Beamwidth||1,3 o|
|Elevation Beamwidth||from 0,3 o to 45 o (cosecant squared)|
|Peak Power||15 kW|
|Short Pulse||1 ms|
|Long Pulse||75 ms|
|Pulse Compression Ratio||75|
|Pulse compression side lobes||<50 dB|
|Sub-Clutter Visibility||>45 dB|
|Digital pulse compression||+|
|Max. tracks number||1000|
|Temperature, °C||-50 - +65|
|Relative Humidity, %||98|
|Temperature, °C||-50 - +50|
|Relative Humidity, %||98|
||MTBF, hours||33 000|
|Service life, hours||120000|
Block diagram of the system
- Voltage: 230V/400VAC + 10%, three phases.
- Frequency: 50Hz + 5%.
- Power consumption including air conditioners: 10 KW.
- PSR antenna;
- Upper and Lower beams horns mounted on PSR antenna;
- Antenna lights.
- Antenna pedestal;
- Dual-motor drive;
- Rotary joint.
- PSR Solid-State Air-cooled Transmitter;
- PSR Receiver Cabinet with two target signal processors (MTD) and two weather signal processors;
- Data processor cabinet with two radar data processors, two radar data trackers and PPI/CMS terminal (plots, tracks, raw and processed video);
- Two redundant air-conditioners;
- Power distribution board;
- Internal light;
- Fire alarm system.
Remote control terminal
- PSR (and MSSR) remote control;
Set of spare parts
The spare parts kit typically includes boards, cards, fans, hard disk drives, etc necessary for safe and reliable radar operation.
Radar data transmission equipment.
The radar data transmission equipment is the subject of discussion it depends on radar data format and transmission medium type.
Additional set of spare parts
The additional spare parts kit is the subject of discussion.
One or two hard copies and CD.
PSR+MSSR Radar Site, Kaunas, Lithuania