CTRM was awarded a contract
to design, manufacture, supply, install and
commission 2 units of RADOME for the Royal Malaysian
Air Force or RMAF.
RADOME is a sphere shape structure
built to protect the radar antenna or radar
dish from the damaging environment elements
that might effects the radar performance.
Designed based n pentagonal
and hexagonal shape panels with plastic
foam core and high strength reinforced plastic
laminate skins for strong structural integrity.
Panels are bolted in
a predetermined manner to form spherical
Base panels will have
an integrity moulded flanged for mounting
to its foundation with anchor bolts.
Panel sizes are controlled
in shape, area, width and length for optimum
electromagnetic performance with manageable
size for handling during installation and
limitation imposed during shipping.
Total number of panels:
181 panels for RADOME at Western Hill, Penang
and 186 panels for RADOME at Bukit Kubong,
Size ranges from 1.9m
X 2.2 m to 2.7m x 3.0m