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SCR-270
radar

SCR-270

radar

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  • Principle of radar operationThe transmitted pulse has already passed the target, which has reflected a portion of the radiated energy back toward the radar unit.
    In radar: First military radars

    …controlling antiaircraft gunfire and the SCR-270 (at a frequency of 100 MHz) for detecting aircraft. Both of these radars were available at the start of World War II, as was the navy’s CXAM shipboard surveillance radar (at a frequency of 200 MHz). It was an SCR-270, one of six available…

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