30 Jun '11, 8pm

'Stealth' Wind Turbines Won't Interfere with Radars

'Stealth' Wind Turbines Won't Interfere with Radars

Stealth technology was initially developed by the U.S. military starting in the late 1950s to prevent radar tracking of spy planes and is currently used in the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit "Stealth Bomber". Stealth turbines are made with radar-absorbing materials, which can almost entirely eliminate the reflection of radar waves off the turbine, Vestas said. "This is a critical step toward the commercialisation of stealth turbines and holds potential to open a significant number of wind power locations for Vestas customers," Madsen said.

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