AN/SPS-52 on USS Ramsey (FFG-2)
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The AN/SPS-52 is a United States Navy three-dimensional, long range air search radar that is capable of providing contact bearing, range and altitude. It was used on Brooke class frigates, Charles F. Adams class destroyers, Hatakaze class destroyers, Tarawa class amphibious assault ships, Wasp class amphibious assault ships, Galveston class cruisers, Providence class cruisers and other ships. It was replaced by the AN/SPS-48 on newer ships and ships that received upgrades. The antenna is mechanically rotated for azimuth but electronically scanned for elevation.
Late AN/SPS-39 installation on USS Richard E. Byrd (DDG-23) using same AN/SPA-72 antenna as AN/SPS-52