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PRV-10 “Rock Cake”

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Modellfoto PRW-10

Bild 1: Modellfoto PRW-10
(Foto mit freundlicher Genehmigung des Militärhistorischen Museums der Bundeswehr Dresden entstanden.)

frequency: E-Band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ): 2.7 … 3.2 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 1.8 … 2 MW
average power:
instrumented range: 300 km
range resolution: 3 km
beamwidth (azimuth): 3° … 5°
beamwidth (elevation):
hits per scan:

PRV-10 “Rock Cake”

Height finder of the states of the former Warsaw Pact. since about 1960/61, used for example in the radar control and reporting sites Rohlsdorf and Putgarten (island of Rügen, Eastern Germany). From about 1963/64, readiness to repair this heigtfinder into the Funkmesswerkstatt 33 (radar workshop 33) in Trollenhagen, Western-Pommerania. Probably in use until 1975. Replaced by PRV-11 “Side Net”.

Bildergalerie PRW-10

Figure 2: Yagi antennas of P-8 “Knife Rest A” (right mast) with the secondary radar Kremnij-1 (left mast) center: a PRV-10

Figure 3: PRW-10M in a museum in Sarja (near Moscow)