More details emerge about detection capabilities of Type 055 destroyer's radar

简氏:中国055型驱逐舰雷达探测能力更多细节出现

Date:2020-10-14 Source:Jane's By:Globalmil Viewed:

13 OCTOBER 2020
by Andrew Tate
2020年10月13日
安德鲁泰特
 
The radar system on China’s Type 055 (Renhai)-class destroyers has the ability to track satellites in low-Earth orbits, according to a report broadcast on China Central Television (CCTV) that led the state-owned Global Times newspaper to claim that the vessels also have an anti-satellite capability.
中国中央电视台(CCTV)播出的一篇报道称,中国055型“任海”(Renhai)级驱逐舰上的雷达系统具有跟踪低地球轨道卫星的能力,这篇报道导致官方《环球时报》声称,这些舰艇也具有反卫星能力。
 
The CCTV report did not confirm that the HHQ-9B extended-range surface-to-air missiles carried by the Type 055 could be used against satellites, although Wang Ya’nan, editor of the Beijing-based Aerospace Knowledge magazine, told Global Times that if the radar system had the capability to detect and track a satellite, it would also be able to guide a missile to intercept it.
中央电视台的报道没有证实055型携带的“海红旗”HHQ-9B增程舰对空导弹可以用来对抗卫星,不过北京航空知识杂志编辑王亚楠告诉《环球时报》,如果雷达系统具备探测和跟踪卫星的能力,它还可以引导导弹拦截它。
 

A screengrab from CCTV 7 video footage released on 6 October showing Nanchang , the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s first Type 055-class destroyer. (CCTV)
10月6日发布的央视第7频道视频截图显示,中国人民解放军海军第一艘055级驱逐舰“南昌”号。(中央电视台)
 
The CCTV report confirmed that the Type 055 is equipped with a dual-band radar system, with four flat planar phased arrays embedded in the superstructure – likely designated H/LJG-346B – and four smaller panels mounted on the integrated mast.
中央电视台的报告证实055型装备了双波段雷达系统,在上部结构中嵌入了四个平面相控阵(可能被命名为H/LJG-346B),并在集成桅杆上安装了四个较小的阵列面板。
 
The four larger arrays are similar to those on the ‘Dragon Eye’ radar of the Type 052D destroyers but are assessed to be around 40% larger. This would enable the overall transmitted power to be increased, as well as providing increased sensitivity.
这四个更大的阵列与052D驱逐舰的“龙眼”(Dragon Eye)雷达上的阵列相似,但估计要大40%左右。这将使总发射功率增加,并提供更高的灵敏度。

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