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AN/FPS-36

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: AN/FPS-36

Figure 1: AN/FPS-36

Specifications
frequency: 1 250 … 1 350 MHz
(L-band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 325 … 400 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 2 µs
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 500 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 230 NM (≙ 426 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth: 1.4°
hits per scan:
antenna rotation: 6 rpm
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/FPS-36

AN/FPS-36 is operating in the L-band air surveillance radar. It is a modified AN/TPS-1D with a larger (40 × 11 feet) antenna, modified transmitter and receiver, and larger displays to achive a maximum range beyond 200 nautical miles.

The transmitter uses the magnetron type 5J26. The AN/FPS-36 features an MTI system.