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The Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore, has sucessfully Dr Aatre handing over waveguide antenna to Dr Wisnerdesigned, fabricated and evaluated an X-Band Slotted Waveguide Array Antenna. It is rugged and compact with high power handling capacity and efficiency. It meets all the electrical, mechanical and environmental specifications.

Dr VK Aatre, SA to RM, handed over the antenna to Dr Wisner, Dy Director, PIT, Poland, during Aero India - 2001 exhibition. Some major design features of the antenna are:

State-of-the-art computer-aided design

  • Use of proprietary and copyrighted CAD software packages, like COBRAS, COBICS and COBRAS-DC-

  • Compact architecture using non-standard reduced height waveguide dimensions

  • Planar magic tee junctions for compact monopulse comparator network

  • Elliptical profile for the effective utilisation of the available area