Serial production of the weather radar in Russia could begin in 2011

Serial production of the first domestic Doppler weather radar could begin in 2011, now completed its tests in Valdai, Novgorod region on the route Moscow — St. Petersburg, reports RosHydromet.

Doppler radar, unlike conventional, can provide information about the speed of air flow, which allows much more accurately determine the abrupt changes in the weather situation and more reliably warn of squalls and tornadoes.

Radar DMRL-C is designed for technical specifications Hydromet contract with Lianozovskoe Electromechanical Plant "Almaz-Antey".

RosHydromet plans in 2011-2015 to create a single meteoradiolokatsionnoe field over the territory of the Russian Federation, which consists of 140 radars to monitor the online movements of clouds, rain, tornadoes, high wind fields and other hazards to the provision of access to this information the widest range of customers.

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