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AN/CPS-2

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Specifications
frequency: 510 … 725 MHz
(UHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 70 mi (≙ 112 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/CPS-2

AN/CPS-2 was operating in UHF-Band medium-range early warning radar. It was combined with the IFF-Interrogator RC-184 (IFF Mark Ⅲ).

The radar was designed in 1944/45. The relatively large frequency range was intended to increase immunity to interference. The first set was operational in 1947. It worked in conjunction with the height finder AN/TPS-10. The radar was declared as “air-transportable”, but this procedure was never realized.