At APF, low level ground-based radars (MPDRs) are being overhauled since year 1987. Over the years, APF has established an extensive Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility for ground radars, which comprises of overhauling and refurbishment of low-level and high-level radar systems. Moreover, upgradation of ground Radars is also carried out at APF to enhance the capabilities/ features of Radar. All rebuild and overhaul activities are carried out under strict quality control as per requirements of Aerospace Standard AS9100 Rev C. The final product thus conforms to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) specifications, resulting in customer satisfaction. Moreover, being the only in-country radar overhaul facility, APF also offers support to other friendly countries in addition to its prime customer Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
Our state-of-the-art processes, cutting-edge facilities, experience of overhauling/ upgrading hundreds of radars and a team of dedicated professionals collectively contribute to the mastery required for overhauling military-grade ground radar systems. This unique synthesis of skills not only ensures the seamless management of military tasks but also positions us as adept navigators of the commercial sector's intricate demands in various areas. Salient MRO statistics of ground-based radars are as follows:
(a) Radar Electronic / RF Facility
APF has state of the art testing facility for RF and high-power modules of broader range of aviation systems using industry standard test equipment. Facility for automatic testing / fault diagnosis of digital cards through generic PINPOINT testers is also carried out at APF.
(b) Radar Antenna Optimization Facility
APF is equipped with rebuilding / optimization facility for antenna drive system. Optimization of antenna drive system is carried out with the help of generic gear testing equipment and antenna test station.
(c) Structure Repair Facility
APF has state of the art facility designed for comprehensive structure repair and enhancement of radar vehicles. APF offers a complete suite to rejuvenate any fleet as per customer requirement from sand blasting, denting and painting to precision welding, CNC plasma cutting machine and cutting-edge welding technologies guarantee top-tier precision and versatility, empowering the projects with seamless metal fabrication. Advanced milling and lathe machine facility ensuring exact precision in every aspect, sets APF at par with any commercial competitor.