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COLD WAR RADAR KIOSK

Former Soviet Union (FSU) / Russian Military Radar Antennae

Land Based Air Surveillance Radar Antennae

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SPOON REST TALL KING

SPOON REST, shown in the foreground, is a large array antenna composed of 12 or 16 Yagi antennae.

TALL KING was the first high power, long range, mobile radar developed and deployed by the former Soviet Union (FSU).
BAR LOCK CLAM SHELL
BAR LOCK provides early warning and target data for air defense guided missile weapon systems. CLAM SHELL points towards the horizon to detect very low altitude aircraft. The CLAM SHELL radar has been associated with the former Soviet Union's (FSU) SA-10 GRUMBLE air defense guided missile weapon system. 
SIDE NET FLAT FACE
SIDE NET operates in the E radio-band (3-4 GHz) and has a nominal target detection range of 180 km (110 mi.) and can determine aircraft altitudes up to 30 km (20 mi). FLAT FACE provides aircraft detection and data to former Soviet Union's (FSU) air defense weapon systems, i.e., SA-3 GOA guide missile weapon system .
TIN SHIELD  
TIN SHIELD supports a mobile 3-D air surveillance radar that provides aircraft detection and data to former Soviet Union (FSU) air defense weapon systems.  


 
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The National Electronics Museum is organized into thirteen related exhibit galleries:
 
1. Fundamentals Gallery
2. Communications Gallery
3. Early Radar Gallery
4. Cold War Radar Gallery
5. Modern Radar Gallery
6. Countermeasures Gallery
7. Under Seas Gallery
8. Electro-optical Gallery
9. Space Sensor Gallery
10. Past Gallery
11. Web Gallery
12. WWII Radar Kiosk
13. Cold War Radar Kiosk

 
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