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Former Soviet Union (FSU) / Russian Military Radar Antennae

Land Based Target Engagement Radar Antennae

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LOW BLOW. The four large antennae seen in the photograph, are associated with target engagement radars for the former former Soviet Union's (FSU) surface-to-air SA-3 GOA air defense guided missile weapon system.

FAN SONG. The suite of five radar antennae shown in the photograph, are for the target engagement radars associated with the former Soviet Union's (FSU) surface-to-air SA-2 GUIDELINE air defense guided missile weapon system.
SQUARE PAIR is the target engagement radar for the SA-5 GAMMON air defense guided missile weapon system. FIRE DOME uses mono-pulse techniques for target and missile tracking. It provides target tracking data and possibly radio guidance to the short range, SA-11 GADFLY air defense missile weapon system.

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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