Among several new items on display at this year’s Euronaval show in Paris were active-array radars. Active electronically steered radars (AESAs) have been available for some time; the new one this year was Raytheon’s S-band Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR-S) intended for the Flight III Arleigh Burke–class destroyers. It marks a considerable advance in AESA size and capability.
World Naval Developments - On the Radar at Euronaval
By Norman Friedman