China showcases space radar for the first time

Beijing, November 13 (Petra)–China Electronic Technology Group is displaying its 10-meter-long space radar “SLC-18” for the first time at the China International Airshow in Zhu Khai, southern Guangdong Province.
The Chinese newspaper Globa Times notes that this radar has aroused the interest of visitors to the exhibition, which will be held from November 8-13 in the coastal city of Zhou Khai, with the participation of companies from many countries, including Russian companies.
The radar “SLC-18” is a radar station for tracking objects in low Earth orbit, and this technology allows to predict the path of space vehicles and devices and collect data on them.
This radar can detect, identify and index satellites and then send the information to the ground command center.
According to experts, the radar will help China take precautionary measures to avoid the “disturbing glances” of foreign satellites.
— (Petra)

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