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Tase-2 Type 4 Antisubmarine Radar


Specifications:


Wavelength     
15.7 cm
Pulse width
3 microseconds
Pulse repetition frequency     
1875 Hz
Peak power
1 kW
Range 1.2 miles (2 km) against submarine periscope
6 miles (10 km) against surfaced submarine
20 miles (30 km) against surface warship
Antenna
Horizontal dipole with 2.5 meter parabola
Weight
4400 lb
2000 kg
Production About 80 sets from 1943-12


The Tase-2 Type 4 was an antisubmarine radar intended for troop transports. It was one of the Army's first attempts to deploy a microwave radar, and it proved ineffective at sea. Only two ships were equipped with the sets, and the remaining units were deployed ashore.

References

Grunden (2005)


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