World Security Report2018-01-31 10:44:10
Meteksan Defence to deliver Retinar PTR Perimeter Surveillance Radar for border protection application to a foreign customer
Turkish manufacturer Meteksan Defence won the contract with an undisclosed foreign customer after a competitive tender process and the system will be delivered between March and May this year.
Retinar PTR is a high resolution advanced technology ground and perimeter surveillance radar system optimized for human detection and recognition.
With its small size and light weight, Retinar PTR is the man-portable model of Meteksan Defence’s Retinar Perimeter Surveillance Radar Family. The high-technology radar system is developed for surveillance operations such as perimeter security of critical facilities, border security, and agile surveillance carried by patrolling mobile personnel.
Retinar PTR can be carried by two personnel in its special backpacks and can be used mobile on tripod with its batteries. It also generates the doppler signature of the target and provides classification information whether it’s vehicle, human or animal with micro-doppler spectrogram analysis.
Retinar PTR has been made ready for operation after extensive tests made in the field. It had been also tested by the customer in different areas and weather conditions during the tender process which the radar performed fully successful during all tests.