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Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
AN/MPQ-34 Range Only Radar
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Figure 1: AN/MPQ-34 Range Only Radar

frequency: K-band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 53 km
range resolution:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:


During an ECM environment, range data on a target are most affected. For that reason, the Hawk system has got a range-only radar (ROR) that is used when required as an auxiliary means of providing range information for the system. The ROR is a pulse-type, quick-response, range-measuring radar that operates in K-band. The ROR is slaved to the associated illuminator in azimuth and elevation and presents a video signal to the battery control central where formulation of range data is accomplished.