A very smart Smart-S Mk 2.

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Thales' new E/F-band 3D medium- to long-range volume search radar, the Smart-S Mk 2, installed on the HDMS Absalon of the Royal Danish Navy has successfully passed a battery of sea acceptance trials. The series of tests, held between 21 and 30 August, consisted of detecting and tracking a variety of targets, including a Landing Craft Personnel and a fast patrol boat (surface detection), a Learje! for air detection/ tracking, Lynx helicopters for accuracy tests (one helicopter landed on the deck of the HDMS Absalon guided by the Smart-S Mk 2). Danish F-16s were used for high-velocity tracking targets and simulated...

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