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S 233 (Marconi)

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: S 233/2

Figure 1: S 233/2

Specifications
frequency: 2 940 … 3 060 MHz
(S-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 250 or 500 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 0.5 … 2µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 900 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 80 NM (≙ 150 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth: 0.7°
hits per scan:
antenna rotation: 0.5 … 10 rpm
MTBCF:
MTTR:

S 233 (Marconi)

S 233 was operating in S-Band air surveillance radar for air traffic management using frequency diversity.

It could be fitted with 3 different types of antennas that led to the designations of S 233, S 233/1, and S 233/2.