Index on Radar Systems
The most noticeable and usually the largest component of a radar set is the antenna.
This page is intended to help you determine the type of a given radar based on the shape of the antenna.
Click on the picture which looks most similar to the antenna you are looking for!
However, if you already know a part of the name, you can also use this
Selection of antenna type
Symmetrical (round) parabolic antennas
Elliptical or trapezoidal parabolic antennas
Narrow vertically aligned parabolic antennas
Single curved parabolic antennas
very flat, single curved parabolic antennas
(so-called Cheese antennas)
Two longer parabolic antennas
Large Vertical Aperture (LVA)
Radar sets for small boats (under a mostly cylindrical radome)
Radiator groups in front of a common reflector grid (so-called bedspring-antennas)
Airborne surveillance radars