Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: MM/SPN-703
|frequency:||9 375 MHz
|pulse repetition time (PRT):|
|pulse repetition frequency (PRF):||5 200 … 650 Hz|
|pulsewidth (τ):||0.05 … 1.5 µs|
|peak power:||20 kW|
|average power:||1 kW|
|instrumented range:||120 NM (≙ 220 km)|
|range resolution:||9 m|
|hits per scan:|
MM/SPN-703 was operating in X-Band navigation and surface search radar of the Italian Navy. Is uses a slotted waveguide antenna with cylindrical-paraboloid reflector and a vertical beam width of 25 degrees. It could also be delivered with a transmitter with 75 kW pulse power.
In the US Navy, the radar was given the designation AN/SPS-63.