The Viggen Aircraft Radar, Reliability Achievement

  • Gilbert Markling
  • Göran Holmberg
Conference paper


ERICSSON has developed, produced and delivered airborne radar systems for three generations of aircraft for the Swedish Air Force. The start was in the 1950: s with radar units for the “Lansen” aircraft. During the 1960:s ERICSSON delivered some 500 radar systems for different versions of the “Dragon” aircraft.


Radar System Flight Operation Part Category Reliability Goal Attack Version 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilbert Markling
    • 1
  • Göran Holmberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Ericsson Radio Systems ABMölndalSweden

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