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AN/FPS-26

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: AN/FPS-26

Figure 1: AN/FPS-26

Specifications
frequency: 5 400 … 5 900 MHz
(C-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT): 3000 … 3045 µs
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 333 … 328 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 4.5 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 2 × 2.5 MW
average power:
instrumented range: 240 NM (≙ 450 km)
range resolution: 700 m
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/FPS-26

The AN/FPS-26 was an operating in C-Band dual channel, nodding height finder used with the North American Defense Command. The transmitter used the klystron type SAC 42A. This radar was deployed in the 1960s.

The AN/FPS-26A was similar to AN/FPS-26 but got better ECCM features.