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AN/GPN-6

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Specifications
frequency: 2 700 … 2 900 MHz
(S band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 1 000 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 0.9 µs
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 500 kW
average power: 450 W
instrumented range: 60 NM (≙ 110 km)
range resolution: 140 m
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/GPN-6

AN/GPN-6 is a mobile Terminal Area Radar (TAR) for operation in S band.

The antenna is a single-curvature parabolic reflector that produces a fam beam pattern. The dimensions of the reflector are 96 × 48 inches (2,44 × 1,22 m). Two large wind deflectors are mounted on the back of the reflector for better distribution of a wind load. The radar equipment is housed in two trailers and a three-axle truck on which the two diesel generators were loaded.

This radar was designed in the late 1950s.

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