DeTect Long Range Radar – DRONELIFE

DeTect Announces Production of its Largest, Longest-Range Surveillance Radar

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Leading radar manufacturer DeTect, Inc. has announced the production of the HARRIER BAR300, the company’s largest and longest-range radar, featuring  an extended range of more than 30 nautical miles for aircraft detection.

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DeTect makes radars for aviation: for counter drone and drone detection purposes, bird detection, and to facilitate BVLOS flight for unmanned systems.  Their newest offering provides a long range solution for multiple purposes.

An X-band, solid-state air and marine surveillance radar, the BAR(TM) series radar has been in development by DeTect since 2021 for extended range airspace security, beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone operation, Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS), bird monitoring and long-range coastal surveillance use cases. The first production article of the radar is currently undergoing final certification testing at DeTect’s Florida-based R&D range. The solution is anticipated to be released to the market by the end of the second quarter of 2023.

“With this radar, DeTect now offers a full range of 2D and 3D radars from small, lightweight, short-range units to large, long-range radars, allowing DeTect to deliver ‘The Right Radar for the Job’”, said DeTect President and CEO Gary W. Andrews.

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Ian attended Dominican University of California, where he received a BA in English in 2019. With a lifelong passion for writing and storytelling and a keen interest in technology, he is now contributing to DroneLife as a staff writer.


Miriam McNabb

Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, a professional drone services marketplace, and a fascinated observer of the emerging drone industry and the regulatory environment for drones. Miriam has penned over 3,000 articles focused on the commercial drone space and is an international speaker and recognized figure in the industry.  Miriam has a degree from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of experience in high tech sales and marketing for new technologies.
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