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SCR-517 Airborne Radar


Diagram of SCR-517 installation

U.S. Navy

Specifications:

Wavelength 10 cm
Power
2.9 kW
Range 18 miles (29 km) submarine
40 miles (65 km) light cruiser
90 miles (145 km) coastline
Antenna
Parabolic
Scope
PPI on SCR-517-B and ASC-1
B scope on other models
Weight
600 lbs
270 kg
Production     
108 sets

The SCR-520 was an airborne surface search radar derived from SCR-520. Also known as ASC-1, it was intended for patrol bombers and included IFF capability. It also could home on an AN/CPN-6 radar repeater.

References

FTP-217 (1943-8-1; accessed 2012-11-13)

Wildenberg (accessed 2011-5-10)


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