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Oborona “Tall King C”

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
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Figure 1: Oborona
(By kind approval this photo arose in Medina, Hungary)

frequency: 150 to 170 megahertzes ( VHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT): ca. 6 milliseconds
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): ca. 180 pulses per second
pulsewidth (τ): ca. 6 µs
receive time: ca. 5 milliseconds;
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 1 200 km
range resolution: 1 000 m
hits per scan: > 15
antenna rotation: 15 seconds (4 rpm.)

Oborona “Tall King C”

The Oborona is the direct successor of the P-14 “Tall King” and got the NATO-Codename “Tall King C”. The antenna has to be mistaken for that one of the P-14 only on the first look. Optical differences at the antenna are:

The Oborona usually worked together with a height-finder of the type PRV-17. The radar unit in everyone parameters has also electrically improved: