Radar warning receiver

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Radar warning receiver (RWR) systems detect the radio emissions of radar systems.wikipedia
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Pulse repetition frequency

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The receiver periodically scans across the frequency band and determines various parameters of the received signals, like frequency, signal shape, direction of arrival, pulse repetition frequency, etc. By using these measurements, the signals are first deinterleaved to sort the mixture of incoming signals by emitter type.
Radar warning receivers in aircraft include a library of common PRFs which can identify not only the type of radar, but in some cases the mode of operation.

AN/ALR-2002

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The AN/ALR-2002 Radar Warning Receiver is designed to warn an aircraft's crew of potentially hostile radar activity.

AN/ALR-67 Radar Warning Receiver

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The AN/ALR-67 Radar Warning Receiver is designed to warn an aircraft's crew of potentially hostile radar activity.

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

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Like other Vietnam War Phantoms, the F-4Ds were urgently fitted with radar warning receivers to detect the Soviet-built S-75 Dvina SAMs.

Northrop F-5

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The modernization centered on several areas: new electronic warfare systems, the Grifo F radar, an air-to-air refueling system, INS/GPS-based navigation, support for new weapons, targeting and self-defense systems, HOTAS, LCD displays, helmet-mounted displays (HMDs), Radar Warning Receiver, encrypted communications, cockpit compatibility for night vision goggles, On-Board Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS) and various new onboard computer upgrades.

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

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The F-15's electronic warfare system provides both threat warning (radar warning receiver) and automatic countermeasures against selected threats.

Ground-controlled interception

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As long as the pilot is careful to check for aircraft that might try to sneak up without radar, say with the assistance of AWACS or GCI, it should be able to steer clear of SAMs, fighter aircraft and high altitude, radar-directed AAA.
Typically, to perform an interception by themselves beyond visual range, the aircraft would have to search the sky for intruders with their radars, the energy from which might be noticed by the intruder's radar warning receiver (RWR) electronics, thus alerting the intruders that they may be coming under attack.

Radar lock-on

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The pilot then can take evasive action to break the missile lock-on or dodge the missile.
This led to the introduction of radar warning receivers that would notice this change and provide a warning to the operator.

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

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The F-14 also features electronic countermeasures (ECM) and radar warning receiver (RWR) systems, chaff/flare dispensers, fighter-to-fighter data link, and a precise inertial navigation system.

Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

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The defensive countermeasures of Block I aircraft includes the AN/ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receiver, the AN/ALE-47 countermeasures dispenser, the AN/ALE-50 towed decoy and the AN/ALQ-165 Airborne Self-Protect Jammer (ASPJ).

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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Defensive equipment include several AN/ALE-39 chaff-flare dispensers, an AN/ALR-67 radar warning receiver, and an AN/ALQ-126C jammer pod.

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

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Among the most technically complex equipment on the aircraft is the ALR-94 system, a passive radar detector with more than 30 antennas blended into the wings and fuselage for all-round radar warning receiver (RWR) coverage.

Missile approach warning system

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Radar warning receivers on the other hand already proved their effectiveness by the early 1970s which considerably improved the survival rate of aircraft against radar threats.

HAL Tejas

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In May 2015, the Mark 1 aircraft was criticised by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) for not meeting IAF requirements, such as a lack of a capable tandem-seated trainer aircraft, electronic warfare capabilities, performance shortcomings of Radar Warning Receiver or Missile approach warning system, weight and cost increases, limited internal fuel capacity, non-compliance of fuel system protection, inadequte forward-facing pilot protection, and performance shortfalls due to underpowered engine.

Laser warning receiver

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* Radar warning receiver

Radio

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Radar warning receiver (RWR) systems detect the radio emissions of radar systems.

Radar

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Radar warning receiver (RWR) systems detect the radio emissions of radar systems.

Aircraft

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RWR systems can be installed in all kind of airborne, sea-based, and ground-based assets (such as aircraft, ships, automobiles, military bases).

Ship

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RWR systems can be installed in all kind of airborne, sea-based, and ground-based assets (such as aircraft, ships, automobiles, military bases).

Military base

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RWR systems can be installed in all kind of airborne, sea-based, and ground-based assets (such as aircraft, ships, automobiles, military bases).

Radar detector

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Their primary purpose is to issue a warning when a radar signal that might be a threat (such as a police speed detection radar or a fighter jet's fire control radar) is detected.

Pulsed power

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For more critical situations, such as military combat, RWR systems are often capable of classifying the source of the radar by the signal's strength, phase and waveform type, such as pulsed power wave or continuous wave with amplitude modulation or frequency modulation (chirped).

Continuous wave

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For more critical situations, such as military combat, RWR systems are often capable of classifying the source of the radar by the signal's strength, phase and waveform type, such as pulsed power wave or continuous wave with amplitude modulation or frequency modulation (chirped).

Amplitude modulation

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For more critical situations, such as military combat, RWR systems are often capable of classifying the source of the radar by the signal's strength, phase and waveform type, such as pulsed power wave or continuous wave with amplitude modulation or frequency modulation (chirped).