CAPTOR-E is the future primary sensor on Eurofighter Typhoon. It is Wide Field of Regard AESA radar which is the evolutionary approach to the proven Captor- M radar by technology insertion.


CAPTOR-E will provide the following Key Features:

  •     Multimode Air/Air and Air/Ground fire control radar with WFoR re-positioner
  •     Increased Air-to-Air Range -Faster detection and tracking of targets
  •     Improved Tracking Performance
  •     Interleaved/ 'simultaneous' Air/Air & Air/Ground
  •     Extended Missile Guidance -Increased Operational Availability
  •     Reduced Life Cycle Cost -Growth Potential for Future Enhancements


CAPTOR-E is being developed by the Euroradar consortium.The Airborne and Space Systems Division, is the lead contractor for ER and interfaces with the purchaser BAE SYSTEMS on behalf of Eurofighter GmbH.


 Typhoon website.