Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: AN/FPS-26
750 Third Avenue New York 17 N.Y.
|frequency:||5 400 … 5 900 MHz
|pulse repetition time (PRT):||3000 … 3045 µs|
|pulse repetition frequency (PRF):||333 … 328 Hz|
|pulsewidth (τ):||4.5 µs|
|peak power:||2 × 2.5 MW|
|instrumented range:||240 NM (≙ 450 km)|
|range resolution:||700 m|
|hits per scan:|
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.