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NMD-451

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: NMD-451

Figure 1: NMD-451

Specifications
frequency: S-Band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 250 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 300 km
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

NMD-451

NMD-451 was operating in S-Band weather radar.

NMD-451 was Japan's first weather radar. It was developed in 1950 and put into service in 1955. The radar set has been proved to be highly effective in tests at the Meteorological Research Institutes in Tokyo and Osaka.