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AN/FPN-32

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: The mobile version of the AN/FPN-32, the Terminal Area Radar STAR, from an advertisement in 1954.

AN/FPN-32, © 1954 Laboratory For Electronics, Inc.

Figure 1: The mobile version of the AN/FPN-32, the Terminal Area Radar STAR, from an advertisement in 1954.

Specifications
frequency: S-Band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 50 mi (≙ 80 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/FPN-32

AN/FPN-32 was either an operating probably in S-Band Terminal Area Radar (TAR, manufacturer's designation: S TAR) with a maximum range of 50 statute miles, or its pendant Precision Approach Radar (PAR, manufacturer's designation: S PAR) operating probably in S-Band also.

However, the manufacturer Laboratory For Electronics, Inc. was not very successful in marketing of radars. These are the only known radar sets of this manufacturer.

Picture gallery of AN/FPN-32

Figure 2: Precision Approach Radar (PAR, manufacturer's designation: S PAR)