P-3 RADOME

 

Application

Military. Ku-Band Belly Radome for Naval Research Lab's P-3 aircraft

Challenge

Produce a Ku-Band Radome for the P-3 Aircraft. Qualify to Navy’s strict flight safety and damage tolerance requirements.
6’ diameter x 3’ deep

Solution

Full-service structural analysis, material property testing and qualification determination and documentation, in addition to RF design and the related tooling. Fabricate the tooling and then produce the radome. We worked with our customer, the US Navy, and a 3rd contractor to coordinate the qualification approach, structural analysis and aircraft interface to meet the needs of all parties.

Product/Service Areas

Radomes, RF Structures, Development