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AN/SPS-8

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

Figure 1: AN/SPS-8

Figure 1: AN/SPS-8

Specifications
AN/SPS-8AN/SPS-8A
frequency: 3 430 … 3 570 MHz
(S-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 500 or
1000 Hz
450 or
700 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 1 or 2 µs2 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 650 kW1 MW
average power:
instrumented range: 60 NM
(≙ 111 km)
72 NM
(≙ 133 km)
range resolution:  
accuracy:  
horizontal beamwidth: 3.5°1.5°
vertical beamwidth: 1.1°1.2°
hits per scan:  
antenna rotation:  
MTBCF:  
MTTR:  

AN/SPS-8

The AN/SPS-8 and AN/SPS-8A are shipboard integrated S-Band search and height-finding radar systems used for the detection and surveillance of aircraft. It presents target height, slant range, bearing, and beacon information. The antenna is precisely stabilized by use of astable element and the roll and pitch servo loops.

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