MAR-1 anti-radiation missiles being integrated on JF-17 Thunder aircraft

Brazilian MAR-1 anti-radiation missile

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has begun integrating Brazilian MAR-1 anti-radiation missile on JF-17 Thunder and Dassault Mirage III and V ROSE fighter jets.

The missile has a passive anti-radiation seeker designed to target different types of radars. The radars can be targeted independently or with data provided by the launch aircraft. Missile’s range has been quoted to be in between 60 and 100 km.

Pakistan ordered 100 missiles in 2008 for $126m. MAR-1 is also the only modern anti-radiation weapon in Pakistan Airforce’s arsenal.