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Former Soviet Union (FSU) / Russian Military Radar Antennae

Navy Air Surveillance and Surface Search Radar Antennae

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BIG NET was one of the first radars used on former Soviet Union's (FSU) navy ships for long range air surveillance and sea surface search.

TOP STEER 3D air surveillance and surface search radar antenna used on-board former Soviet Union (FSU) navy class ships, i.e., carriers and destroyers.
HEAD NET A, B & C The radar's nominal detection range is 220 km (120 miles). The radar operates in the C radio-band (0.5-1GHz). These radars are onboard numerous former Soviet Union's (FSU) navy ships, i.e., cruisers, destroyers and frigates. TOP SAIL , is associated with a long range, 3D air surveillance and surface search radar. This antenna is mounted on former Soviet Union (FSU) navy class ships, i.e., carriers and cruisers.

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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