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PRV-10 “Rock Cake”

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics Описание; Основные тактико-технические характеристики (Базы данных)
Modellfoto PRV-10

Figure 1: Model of a PRV-10
(Foto was taken in the archive of the
Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr Dresden)

frequency: E–Band
pulse repetition time (PRT):  
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):  
pulsewidth (τ): 2.7 … 3.2 µs
receive time:  
dead time:  
peak power: 1.8 … 2 MW
average power:  
instrumented range: 300 km
range resolution: 3 km
beamwidth (azimuth): 3°… 5°
beamwidth (elevation):
hits per scan:  

PRV-10 “Rock Cake”

Height finder of the states of the former Warsaw Pact. since about 1960/61, used for example in the radar control and reporting sites Rohlsdorf and Putgarten (island of Rügen, Eastern Germany). From about 1963/64, readiness to repair this heigtfinder into the Funkmesswerkstatt 33 (radar workshop 33) in Trollenhagen, Western-Pommerania. Probably in use until 1975. Replaced by PRV-11 “Side Net”.

Bildergalerie der P-8

Figure 2: Yagi antennas of P-8 “Knife Rest A” (right mast) with the secondary radar Kremnij-1 (left mast) center: a PRV-10