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AN/APS-62

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: AN/APS-62

Figure 1: AN/APS-62

Specifications
frequency: 9 320 … 9 430 MHz
(X-band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 300 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 1.8 µs
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 425 kW
average power: 250 W
instrumented range: 200 NM (≙ 370 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/APS-62

AN/APS-62 was operating in the X-band height finder designed to interoperate with the AN/APS-70, used in the AWACS blimps ZPG-2W/3W, and the surveillance aircraft EC-121. The radar was located in a small radome above the aircraft fuselage or the helium envelope.