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Type Model Year Number of manufact. Purpose Carried on Impulse power, kW Wave length, m Accuracy, / Range, km
surface air
type 79 type 79X 1936 1 air search MS Saltburn 15 4   --- up to 15
type 79Y 1938 2 air search CL Shefield, BB Rodney 20 7 /5 -- up to 50
type 79Z 1939 31 air search BB, CA, CL 90 7 1800/ --- up to 50
type 79B 1942   air search CV 90 7 450/5 --- up to 90
type 280 type 280X 1939   main guns fire control CA, CL, AMC 50 3.6 - 5.6 45/3 6 - 11 9 - 120
type 279 type 279 1940   air search CV, BB, CA, CL 90 7 45/5 --- 14 - 176
type 281 type 281 1940   air/surface search and fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 350/1000 3.3 90/1   17 - 213
type 281B     air/surface search and fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 350/1000 3.3 90/1   17 - 213
type 281BP     air/surface search and fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 350 3.3 90/1   20 - 222
type 281BQ     air/surface search and fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 350 3.3 90/1   20 - 222
type 284 type 284 1940   main guns fire control BB, CA, CL 25 0.5 180/1.5 5 - 16 ---
type 284M 1942   main guns fire control BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 220/1.5 5 - 16 ---
type 284M1/2     main guns fire control BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 110/1.5 5 - 16 ---
type 284M3/4     main guns fire control BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 20/0.2 5 - 16 ---
type 286 type 286 1940   air/surface search from DD till ML 6 1.4 180/10 2 - 15 28 - 46
type 286M     air/surface search from DD till ML 7 1.4 300/10 2 - 15 28 - 46
type 286P     air/surface search from DD till ML 7 1.4 800/4 2 - 11 22 - 35
type 286PU     air/surface search motor boats and launchers 7 1.4 800/4 2 - 8 20 - 26
type 286PW     air/surface search submarines 7 1.4 800/4 2 - 7 18 - 30
type 286PQ     air/surface search destroyers and smaller ships 100 1.4 800/4 4 - 17 30 - 56
type 288 type 288 1940   AA fire control armed merchant vessels 25 0.5 180/1.5 5 - 16  
type 271 type 271 1941   surface search from CV and BB till FS 7 0.1 225/2-3 3 - 11 ---
type 271Q 1942   surface search from CV and BB till FS 70 0.1 225/2-3 5 - 13 ---
type 271P     surface search from CV and BB till FS 70 0.1 225/2-3 5 - 13 ---
type 273 type 273 1941   surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 7 0.1 225/3 9 - 33 ---
type 273P 1941   surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 7 0.1 225/3 9 - 33 ---
type 273Q 1942   surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 70 0.1 225/3 13 - 43 ---
type 282 type 282 1941   close range AA fire control (MkI, MkIII, MkIV directors) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, FF, DE 15, later 25 0.5 45/5 --- 4.5
type 282M1/2     close range AA fire control (MkI, MkIII, MkIV directors) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, FF, DE 60 0.5 45/5 --- 5.5
type 282M3/4     close range AA fire control (MkI, MkIII, MkIV directors) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, FF, DE 80 0.5 45/1 --- 5.5
type 283 type 283 1941   AA fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 80 - 150 0.5 45/5 --- 4.5
type 285 type 285 1941   medium guns fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 25 0.5 90/3.5 4 - 13 9 - 16
type 285M     medium guns fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 90/3.5 4 - 13 9 - 16
type 285M1/2     medium guns fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 130/2 4 - 13 9 - 16
type 285M3/4     medium guns fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 45/0.25 4 - 13 9 - 16
type 285P     medium guns fire control CV, BB, CA, CL 150 0.5 45/0.25 4 - 13 9 - 16
type 290 type 290 1941   air/surface search from DD till ML 100 1.4 30/3 2 - 15 up to 27
SW-1C SW-1C 1941   air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 7 1.5 180/4 3 - 12 up to 22
SW-2C 1942   air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 7 1.4 180/4 3 - 12 up to 22
SW-3C 1943   air/surface search MTB 7 1.4 180/4 3 - 12 up to 22
type 272 type 272 1942   surface search from CV and BB till FS 70 0.1 225/2-3 6 - 15 ---
type 291 type 291 1942   air/surface search from DD till MS 100 1.4 180/3 6 - 17 28 - 65
type 291M     air/surface search from DD till MS 100 1.4 180/3 6 - 17 28 - 65
type 291P     air/surface search from DD till MS 100 1.4 180/3 6 - 17 28 - 65
type 291Q     air/surface search from DD till MS 100 1.4 180/3 6 - 17 28 - 65
type 291U     air/surface search landing ships, trawlers, launchers 100 1.4 180/3 3 - 8 22 - 41
type 291W     air/surface search submarines 100 1.4 180/3 4 - 10 28 - 56
type 274 type 274 1943   main guns fire control BB, CA, CL 400 0.1 22 36 ---
type 276 type 276 1943   surface search DD 500 0.1   13 - 41 24 - 32
type 277 type 277 1943   air/surface search/altimeter from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1   19 - 43 up to 56
type 277P 1944   air/surface search/altimeter from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1   19 - 43 up to 56
type 277Q 1946   air/surface search/altimeter from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1   19 - 43 100 - 111
type 970 type 970 1943   navigation landing ships and craft, launchers 40/70 0.1 45/3 4 - 19 ---
type 971 type 971 1943   navigation landing ships and craft, launchers 40/70 0.03 45/2 4 - 19 ---
type 267 type 267W 1944   air/surface search submarines 100 1/0.03 90/3 10 -19 up to 56
type 267QW     air/surface search submarines 100 1/0.03 90/3 10 -19 up to 56
type 267MW     air/surface search submarines 100 1/0.03 90/3 10 -19 up to 56
type 267PW     air/surface search submarines 100 1/0.03 90/3 10 -19 up to 56
type 268 type 268 1944   surface search/navigation all ships 40 0.03 /2 3 - 9 ---
type 293 type 293 1944   air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1 45/0.5 7 - 31 19 - 28
type 293M 1945   air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1 45/0.5 9 - 33 22 - 33
type 293P 1945   air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1 45/0.5 9 - 33 22 - 33
type 293Q     air/surface search from CV and BB till FS 500 0.1 45/0.5 11 - 41 28 - 41
type 275 type 275 1945   DP fire control (MkVI, Mk37 directors) from CV and BB till FF 70 0.1 22/0.2 32 32
type 262 type 262 1946   close range AA fire control (CRBF, MRS1 directors) from CV and BB till FF 30 0.03   --- up to 6.3
type 262Q 1952   close range AA fire control (CRBF, MRS1 directors) DD, FF 30 0.03   --- up to 6.3
type 930 type 930 1946   fire control BB, CA, CL, DD 150 0.03/0.01      
type 931 type 931     fire control BB, CA, CL, DD 40 0.01      
type 932 type 932     fire control BB, CA, CL, DD          
type 960 type 960 1946   air search BB, CA, CL, DD 450 3.3 - 3.5 1800/2   111 - 315

 

Ivan Gogin, 2007