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AN/SPS-29

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

Figure 1: Antenna pedestal AB-584/SPS-29

Figure 1: Antenna pedestal AB-584/SPS-29

Specifications
frequency: 215 … 225 MHz
(VHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 290 … 310 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 10 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 750 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 250 NM (≙ 463 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth: 19°
hits per scan:
antenna rotation: 7.5 or 15 rpm
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/SPS-29

The AN/SPS-29 is an early coherent shipborne air defense radar operating in VHF-Band. The transmitter works on 9 different crystall-controlled frequencies in its band. Its bandwidth is 1 MHz. The power amplifier transmitter is a cavity amplifier with a watercooled tetrode and is fed by a four-stage tetrode driver amplifier fitted with the standard tubes 4X150A.

The antenna looking like a “bedspring” is a system of 28 folded dipoles mounted in front of a rectangular common reflector. The antenna assembly is mounted on a rotatable pedestal and forms a radiation pattern having a 25.6° vertical beamwidth and 19° horizontal beamwidth.

The AN/SPS-49(V) radar replaces the AN/SPS-29.

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