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Vaisala Signs a Contract for Six Weather Radars


Vaisala has signed a contract to deliver six weather radars to its long-term customer in Asia Pacific. The contract includes Dual Polarization Doppler Weather Radars WRK200 equipped with klystron transmitter technology, installation services and training. The deliveries start in 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2018. The value of the deal is EUR 8.9 million.

A weather radar is the single most effective device to observe rainfall. A dual-polarized radar distinguishes between different types of rainfall and between rain and non-meteorological objects, such as birds and insects. It also measures the intensity of precipitation more accurately, providing valuable information for local short-term weather forecasts, for example.

More information about Vaisala WRK200 weather radars can be found at

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 78 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial markets. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1,500 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.


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