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The AN/APS-6 radar

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F. G. Suffield ; 207 Fairway Drive, Sequim, WA, USA

The AN/APS-6 radar was to scan a 1200 coneshaped volume ahead of the aircraft flight path in selected ranges of five, 25 and 65 miles for radar search, with the maximum range extended to 100 miles for radar beacon. When within one-half mile of a selected target, the set could be switched to the gun aim mode for accurate aim-and-fire of the six 50-caliber aircraft guns. The design, installation and protection of this radar are described

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IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 9 )