Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: AN/SPG-48
|frequency:||8 500 … 9 600 MHz
|pulse repetition time (PRT):|
|pulse repetition frequency (PRF):||1 320 Hz|
|pulsewidth (τ):||0.25 µs|
|peak power:||250 kW|
|instrumented range:||37 km|
|hits per scan:|
AN/SPG-48 was operating in X-Band automatic tracking fire control radar using conical scan.
The reflector was a paraboloid 60 inches in diameter (1.52 m). It was made of fiberglass with a metalized reflecting surface. The antenna was fed by a horn radiator with a splash plate.
This radar was developed in the late 1950s.