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AN/MPN-5

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: AN/MPN-5

Figure 1: AN/MPN-5

Specifications
SREPAR
frequency: 2 740 … 2 900 MHz
(S-Band)
9 000 … 9 180 MHz
(X-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 1 200 Hz2 400 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 0.8 µs0.25 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 350 kW35 kW
average power: 400 W
instrumented range: 50 NM
(≙ 92 km)
10 NM
(≙ 18 km)
range resolution:
accuracy: 0.2°
beamwidth: 2.5°
hits per scan:
antenna rotation: 15 min⁻¹
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/MPN-5

The AN/MPN-5 was an operating in S- and X-Band Ground Controlled Approach (GCA) radar set. It consists of two independent radar sets, a Search Radar Equipment (SRE), and a Precision Approach Radar (PAR). It also contained the communication channels for aircraft bands and a VHF direction finder.

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