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Russia's AF to get new surveillance radar

RIA Novosti

04/01/2007 12:49 MOSCOW, January 4 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Air Force will soon receive a new-generation surveillance radar system capable of effectively detecting targets in the mountains, a senior commander said Thursday.

Major General Anatoly Boyarintsev, head of the Air Force's radio-technical troops, said Russian enterprises are completing developing of hardware designed to apply a new radar-surveillance technology for observation of area objects, including mountainous terrain.

"A gorge could be covered in full by a single radar," he said.

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