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Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics Описание; Основные тактико-технические характеристики (Базы данных)

Figure 1: AN/FPS-6

frequency: 2700 - 2900 MHz
pulse repetition time (PRT):  
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 300 - 405 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 2 µs
receive time:  
dead time:  
peak power: 4.5 MW
average power: 3.6 kW
instrumented range: 300 nm
range resolution: 1000 ft
beamwidth: azimuth: 3.2 degrees,
elevation: 0.9 degrees
hits per scan:  
antenna rotation:  


The AN/FPS-6 was a high-power E-Band nodding height-finding radar. For many years the AN/FPS-6 radar has been the principal height-finder used by US armed forces and many allied nations. At least 450 of these systems have been delivered, including the mobile version, the AN/MPS-14.

The AN/FPS-6 was noted for extreme accuracy at long range, and three available versions gave it wide versatility under a variety of environmental conditions.