Hazeltine AN/FPS-5 Radar
J/FPS-5 in Okinawa.
|Country of origin||United States/Japan|
|Type||Long range search radar|
The AN/FPS-5 is a Height Finder Radar that was installed at AC&W sites in the mid-1950s. The antenna was fixed and the feed horn moved.
AN/FPS-5 radar was an old-fashioned height-finding radar coupled with an AN/FPS-3 search radar. Japanese J/FPS-5 radar is a modern 3-dimensional AESA (Active Electronical Scanned Array) radar. Though both have resembling designation, there is no relationships.
- AN/FPS-5 @ radomes.org
- Winkler, David F. (1997), Searching the skies: the legacy of the United States Cold War defense radar program. Prepared for United States Air Force Headquarters Air Combat Command.
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