Talk:SCR-584 radar

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I've added an image taken from [1]. Three other images which may be worthy of inclusion are found at [2], [3] and [4]. — Itai (talk) 10:32, 3 March 2006 (UTC) evedently thay been messing around with the noaa web site, so the links dont work anymore, but if you surf the site you should be able to find themBrian in denver (talk) 18:47, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

This radar is showed on the american movie The Right Stuff and in some other movies.Agre22 (talk) 23:41, 12 August 2008 (UTC)agre22

Could use work[edit]

The article is good, but it should emphasize more that automatic following was the key innovation. There was a new era of control theory starting then, centered at Bell Labs and MIT (Norbert Wieber, Nyquist, Shannon, and others) and there was a hell of a lot of new math behind both the SCR-584 and the M-9 predictor.

There was a triple combination of inventions in this anti-aircraft system: the SCR-584 with automatic following, the M-9 electrical analog computer, and the VT proximity fuze.

Even more impressive shoot-down figures for Antwerp can be found; by then close to 90% kill rate for V-1s. We talk about London so much, and forget that Antwerp got more V-1 and V-2 attacks than anywhere else. DonPMitchell (talk) 19:08, 10 May 2015 (UTC)