Russia Unveils New 1L122E-series Air-Defense radarsJuly 9, 2018
On July 3, 2018, Russia unveiled two air-defense radars of 1L122 series which able to detect a variety of targets including aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Russia is developing these small radar hardware for a decade to supports its man-portable air defense systems and to create a robust command station with automation at field-level. The introduction of such hardware allows the troops to receive more precise target data. The radars are developed by Nizhny Novgorod Research Institute of Radio Engineering (NNIIRT).
The series mainly consists of two variants – 1L122-1E (1Л122-1Е)operating at L band frequency and 1L122-2E (1Л122-2E) operating at UHF frequency.