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NOVA 9004

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
NOVA 9004
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Figure: NOVA 9004 at the Stavanger Lufthavn, Sola (Norway)

frequency: 9.37 GHz
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 8192 Hertzes
pulsewidth (τ):
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 17 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 4,500 ft
range resolution: 30 ft
hits per scan: 1 second
antenna rotation:

Surface Movement Radar NOVA 9004

The Surface Movement Radar NOVA 9004 is installed at the locations Oslo, Sydney, Chek Lap Kok, Kuala Lumpur and others.

NOVA 9004 uses a dual channel system and operates in X-band (IEEE designation) or in the I-band (NATO designation) using a circular polarization (linear is also possible). It has a resolution of 2 small targets separated by 10 m in range and 15 m in azimuth, at a range og 1.5 km and an accuracy of 5 m. The clutter processing uses fixed mask.