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Airborne Weather Radar “Primus 660”

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Primus 660

Figure 1: Primus 660

frequency: 9375 ±25 MHz
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 180, 360, and 480 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 1 or 2 µs
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 10 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 2.5 … 300 NM
range resolution:
scan sector: 120 degrees
weight: 29.4 lbs

Airborne Weather Radar “Primus 660”

The Primus 660 system is a fully attitude-stabilized weather radar that displays weather in four intensity levels (green, yellow, red and magenta). It consists of tree units: (Transceiver with antenna) WI650 or WI660 indicator, and optional WC660 controller. Depending on place in the radar nose of the airplane this radar unit can being delivered with alternatively available 12" or 18" slotted waveguide antenna.