What is the MRA Type 2?
Precision altimeter for controlled landings
With a range down to just 20cm, the miniature radar altimeter (MRA) type 2 provides the measurements necessary to facilitate safe and controlled landings in a range of conditions. High precision at 2cm makes the altimeter ideal for aerial platforms. This is a standard fit on a series of unmanned platforms.
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Single transceiver with an integrated antenna
Plug and play installation
Environmentally robust and able to operate in dusty or misty conditions, as well as over water
With a range down to just 20cm, the MRA Type 2 can facilitate safe and controlled landings
Operational range up to 100m and down to just 20cm, making this precision altimeter ideal for providing height measurements for landing, vertical take-off and low altitude flights
Compact design and integrated antenna mean this miniature altimeter is significantly smaller than traditional radar altimeters
Maximising payload space
Offers substantial weight reduction, allowing greater payloads to be carried
Consumes less than 3W on average
Did you know?
Parts of our altimeters have been to Mars
We are proud to have worked on the British Beagle 2 Mars Lander. Parts of our radar altimeter were used to deploy the air bags to cushion its landing on Mars on Christmas Day 2003. Infamously, contact was lost with the lander following its descent to the Martian surface. In 2015, NASA found that Beagle had successfully landed, confirming our altimeter had worked after 50 million km through space, but that the solar panels that failed to deploy, preventing communication.