Top ten radar/electronic warfare stories from 2019

Radar and electronic warfare (EW) stories are always popular on Mil-Embedded.com and 2019 was no different. Our top read stories this year covered radar for Counter-drone applications, radar for detecting hypersonic weapons, open architectures for radar and EW, Gallium Nitride (GaN0 tech for AESA radar, and more. Check them out below.

1. Counter-drone technologies are evolving to "counter" countermeasures

2. Hypersonic weapons demand longer-range radars and space-based sensors for detection

3. Bell to debut new reconnaissance helicopter at AUSA 2019

4. Development of the next-generation OpenVPX-based embedded system standard – A tri-service convergence of approaches: Part 1 of 3

5 Development of the next-generation OpenVPX-based embedded system standard – A tri-service convergence of approaches: Part 2 of 3

6 SDR from Rohde & Schwarz chosen by Saab for integration into Gripen fighter aircraft

7 The benefits and challenges of using GaN technology in AESA radar systems

8 Procurement, modernization highlights from DoD FY 2020 budget request

9 Radar and the kill web

10 Missile-defense radar for U.S. Army to get critical technology supplied by Raytheon, Mercury Systems