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Type 283

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: Type 283

Figure 1: Type 283

Manufacturer: Crabtree Ldt. UK
Specifications
frequency: ≈ 580 MHz
(UHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 25 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 8.5 NM (≙ 16 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

Type 283

Type 283 was operating in UHF-Band range only radar (barrage director). It was used to shoot blind Anti-Aircraft Barrage fire for the main armament of large ships. It became operational in late 1942.