Radar Н035 "Irbis" has turned the Su-35 into the best "hunter for invisibility"

The Su-35 heavy fighter, which entered service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2014, is considered the world's first 4 ++ generation combat aircraft. It is equipped with a pair of AL-41 aircraft engines with a three-dimensional thrust vector and has a radar glider that reduces the cross-section. But its "highlight" was the N035 Irbis radar, which turned the Su-35 fighter into the best "invisible hunter", writes the American edition of Military Watch.

The on-board multifunctional radar with a headlamp "Irbis" X-band is installed on a two-stage electro-hydraulic drive, which rotates the antenna by 60 ° in azimuth and 120 ° in roll. Simultaneously, the device scans with the beam in azimuth and elevation in sectors exceeding 60 °. The maximum angle of deflection of the beam reaches 120 ° - this ability can boast of a few fighters.

Н035 "Irbis", unlike its predecessor - Н011 "Bars", has four rather than three discrete channels. The maximum power of the radar is 20 kW. Detection range of air targets with a radar cross-section of 3 sq. m. is 400 km. Inconspicuous targets with PRS 0,01 sq. m. are found at a distance of 90 km. The radar can simultaneously track up to 30 targets and provide guidance to eight different air-to-air missiles.

This radar station "sees" well not only air targets, but also sea and ground targets. For example, an aircraft carrier is found 200 km away, a railway bridge 120 km away, and a regular motor boat 70 km away. It has mapping capabilities and an optical-electronic guidance system OLS-35, which provides laser ranging, infrared radiation and other useful functions. When attacking targets on the surface, the radar simultaneously guides up to 4 ammunition. At the same time, he does not stop scanning the airspace, looking for familiar objects in the sky.

Radar N035 "Irbis" is considered the third most powerful in the Russian arsenal of those integrated into aircraft built for air combat, after the N036 "Belka" on the Su-57 and "Zaslon-M" on the MiG-31. At the same time, few people doubt that the N035 Irbis will eventually be replaced by the N036 Belka, the US media summed up.
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  1. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 2 March 2021 23: 08
    Interesting numbers. -
    in 3 sq. m. is 400 km. , 0,01 sq. m. are detected at a distance of 90 km., and an aircraft carrier is detected at a distance of 200 km, an ordinary motor boat at a distance of 70 km. , railway bridge for 120 km,

    It turns out that bridges, aircraft carriers, and boats by default are all stealth .... and what kind !!!
  2. MAP Offline MAP
    MAP (Alexey Zigalov) 2 March 2021 23: 08
    One ALBK with Irbis and a cannon - command. Two pairs of ALBKs, each with four missiles and 16 aircraft, our potential enemy is not.
    1. PROXOR Offline PROXOR
      PROXOR (Sergei) 3 March 2021 10: 36
      This is in the event that these 16 did not turn on their radars or do not go under the light of AWACS.
      1. Vissarion Golubov (Vissarion Golubov) April 2 2021 10: 12
        Our Avaks, even after modernization, are much weaker than the American ones. Much rests on the element base, or rather in its absence ...
        1. PROXOR Offline PROXOR
          PROXOR (Sergei) 10 June 2021 12: 13
          Write nonsense. A-50 sees the An-2 bookcase at a distance of more than 300 km. And there is nothing to shine.
          And the A-100 is undergoing state tests, which is two heads stronger than the A-50.
  3. Sergey Semenov Offline Sergey Semenov
    Sergey Semenov (Sergey Semenov) 3 March 2021 06: 18
    The maximum power of the radar is 20 kW.

    For radars, there is a parameter - pulse power and average power. When the average power remains unchanged, the power per pulse is proportionally higher than the shorter the pulse. Usually cf. power within tens of watts.
  4. Michael1950 Offline Michael1950
    Michael1950 (Michael) 4 March 2021 06: 35
    - A note is fun, and comments (except for the first one) are more fun than the other! laughing lol
    Target detection range with RCS = 3 square meters is really 350-400 km, BUT!
    1. In the sector 10 ° х10 °.
    2. With the accumulation time of signals - 10 seconds.
    3. With the likelihood of detecting Russian 0.5.
    If we equate the F-35 APG-81 with the radar, then the detection range of a standard target with an RCS = 1 square meter for the same time will be about half that of the F-35, there - D = 160 km, but here it will be ~ 85 km ... TOTAL!
    So, who is where and who will be caught - the propagandists do not know - neither Russian nor American. They just don't know how to count correctly ... wink
  5. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk April 4 2021 17: 41
    has a radar glider that reduces the cross-section.

    Understood nothing.