Astor III as a Training- and Test bench for Noise- and
Repeater jammers:
To avoid time consuming tests with e.g. multiple instruments or to minimize expensive EW flight time Astor III can be used as a radar simulator for validating jamming modes from another Astor III or any Noise/Repeater jammer e.g. A100 or ALQ-167.

To this end the simulating Astor III transmits a selectable pulse pattern with amplitude variation simulating a selectable sweeping antenna while sampling the signal from the jammer. The sampled signal is displayed as raw video on a PPI display:


Figure 1. Typical setup for evaluating jamming modes for search radar

Figure 2 and 3. Controls available on the Test PPI and on the B-scope for Fighter radars.