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RPK-1

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: RPK-1 of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Romania.

Figure 1: RPK-1 of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Romania.

Specifications
frequency: 9.25 … 9.7 GHz
(X-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 55 km
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

RPK-1

RPK-1 Wasa (Radiolokazionno-Priborny Kompleks 1, Cyrillic: Радиолокационно-Приборный Комплекс РПК-1 «Ваза») (or 1RL35 or SON-50, NATO-Designator: “Flap Wheel”) was operating in X-Band anti-aircraft gun fire-control radar for 57 mm and 130 mm anti-aircraft guns. The radar is mounted on a URAL-375.

The antenna is a massive parabolic reflector with a diameter of 1.15 m and an auxiliary reflector rotating for conical scan. An IFF Yagi antenna and a TV camera are mounted above the parabolic reflector.