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Mark 28 Fire Control Radar


Photograph of Mark 28 radar antenna

Catalogue of Electronic Equipment


Specifications:

Wavelength       15 cm
Pulse width
0.5 microseconds
Pulse repetition frequency     
1800 Hz
Power 30 kW
Range 15,000 yards (13,700m) against fighters
Minimum range 400 yards (365m)
Antenna
45" (114 cm) parabolic
Scope
5" A scope
2" F scope
Accuracy 15 yards (14 m)
4 mils
Resolution 150 yards (140m)
6 degrees
Antenna weight
135 lbs
61 kg

The Mark 28 was  a fire control radar used on light antiaircraft directors such as the Mark 33 and Mark 57 directors.

References

Catalogue of Electronic Equipment (1952; accessed 2013-4-12)
NavWeaps.org (2008-8-14; accessed 2013-4-12)


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