EWR Radar Systems Chosen to Support Air Force Portable Doppler Radar Program

June 9, 2020 Kirkwood, MO, USA In March, the Digital Directorate of the United States Air Force Aerospace Management Systems announced EWR Radar Systems has been awarded a $21,529,141 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract providing Contractor Logistics Support for the Portable Doppler Radar program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed […]

Large Collaboration Brings Doppler Radar Coverage to San Luis Valley, CO

Large Collaboration Brings Doppler Radar Coverage

Alamosa, CO: In May of 2019, EWR Radar Systems installed a large, state-of-the-art, “gap-filling,” C Band Doppler weather radar in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. The project began with Joe Busto, a staff member for the Colorado Water Conservation Board, recognizing a gap in NEXRAD coverage. This gap was due to the regions […]

Federal Collaboration Yields Radar Coverage for Puerto Rico in Wake of Hurricane Maria

Radar data is flowing again in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, feeding weather forecasts and warnings in support of public and aviation safety, and the federal government’s on-the-ground response to the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. As the powerful category-4 storm slammed into the island, it rendered the Federal Aviation Administration’s two Doppler […]

Groundbreaking Radar Network in Dallas Has Local Ties

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area inside Tornado Alley. That makes it the perfect location for the deployment of the new CASA weather radar network.CASA stands for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere. It is a partnership that brings together universities, industry, and local governments to develop hyper […]

Tactical Weather Systems Improve Success Throughout AOR

Nothing ruins outdoor plans like bad weather – vacations, weekend getaways, sporting events and the like. The end result often entails more than mere disappointment. Lots of time, energy and money can be spent getting ready for a big shindig only to see it be totally washed out. In much the same way, bad weather […]

Doppler Radar Improves AEW Weather Forecast

Thunderstorms — in the desert? They happen more often than most people realize, and are just as important to watch as sandstorms. The 380th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Weather flight will soon be able to better monitor for the potential for these storms with the recent installation of a portable Doppler radar. “We actually get […]