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Type Model Year Number of manufact. Purpose Carried on Impulse power, kW Wave length, m Accuracy, m / Detection range, km
surface air
CXAM CXAM 1940 6 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL 15 1.5 270/3 up to 30 90 - 130
CXAM-1 1941 14 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, AV 15 1.5 180/3 up to 30 90 - 130
SC SC 1941 400 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 100 1.5/1.36 180/3 up to 19 46 - 56
SC-1 1942 ex-SC air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 200 1.5/1.36 90/5 up to 37 92 - 112
SC-2 1943 415 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 20 1.5/1.36 90/3 up to 37 74 - 148
SC-3 1943 200 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 20 1.5/1.36 90/3 up to 37 74 - 148
SC-4 1944 250 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 20 1.5/1.36 90/3 up to 37 74 - 148
SC-5 1945 100 air / surface search CV, BB, CA, CL, DD 20 1.5/1.36 90/3 up to 37 74 - 148
SD SD 1941 60 air search SS 100 2.65 900/--- --- up to 37
SDa 1942 ex-SD air search SS 100 2.65 900/--- --- up to 37
SD-1 1942 20 air search SS 100 2.65 900/--- --- up to 37
SD-2 1942 60 air search SS 100 2.65 900/--- --- up to 37
SD-3 1942 125 air search PT, later SS 100 2.65 900/--- --- up to 46
SD-4 1943 104 air search SS 130 2.65 900/--- --- circa 60
SD-5 1944 85 air search SS 130 2.65 900/--- --- circa 60
FA (Mk 1) FA (Mk 1) 1941 10 surface search / main gun control (Mk34) BB, CA, CL 40 0.4 180/20 up to 40 ---
FC (Mk 3) FC (Mk 3 Mod 0) 1941 139 main gun control BB, CA, CL 15 - 20 0.4 36/10 11 - 27 up to 41
Mk 3 Mod 1   main gun control BB, CA, CL 15 - 20 0.4 36/10 11 - 27 up to 41
Mk 3 Mod 2   main gun control BB, CA, CL 15 - 20 0.4 36/10 11 - 27 up to 41
Mk 3 Mod 3   main gun control DD 15 - 20 0.4 36/10 11 - 27 up to 41
FD (Mk 4) FD (Mk 4) 1941 667 DP gun control CV, BB, CA, CL, DD (Mk33, Mk37) 15 - 20 0.4 36/10 11 - 27 up to 36
SA SA 1942 400 air / surface search CV, CA, CL, DD, FF 100 1.36 90/1 up to 22 56 - 74
SA-1 1942 75 air / surface search FF 100 1.65 90/2 up to 15 37 - 46
SA-2 1943 865 air / surface search CV, CA, CL, DD, FF 100 1.36 90/1 up to 22 56 - 74
SA-3 1944 225 air / surface search CV, CA, CL, DD, FF 100 1.36 90/1 up to 22 56 - 74
SE SE 1942 few surface search DD and small ships 30 0.1 90/1 7 - 22 ---
SF SF 1942 600 surface search/gun control FF, landing ships, ASW ships, SC 80 0.1 70/2 7 - 22 ---
SF-1 1943 1055 surface search/gun control FF, landing ships, ASW ships, SC 80 0.1 70/2 7 - 22 ---
SG SG 1942 439 surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 25 0.1 180/2 up to 22 up to 14
SGa 1943 ex-SG surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SGb 1945 ex-SGa surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SGc 1945 ex-SGa surface search or air search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SGd 1945 ex-SGb surface search or air search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SG-1 1943 516 surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SG-1b 1945 ex-SG-1 surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SG-1c 1945 ex-SG-1 surface search or air search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SG-1d 1945 ex-SG-1b surface search or air search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 180/2 up to 41 up to 28
SG-3 1945   surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 500 0.086 90/0.75 22 - 56 up to 41
SG-4     surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 500 0.086 90/0.75 22 - 56 up to 41
SG-5     air / surface search BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 500 0.048 90/0.75 22 - 56 up to 41
SG-6     air / surface search DD, FF 125 0.048 90/0.75 22 - 56 up to 41
SG-6b     air / surface search DD, FF 125 0.048 90/0.75 22 - 56 up to 41
SJ SJ 1942 160 surface search SS 25 0.1 13/0.3 up to 12 ---
SJa 1943 ex-SJ surface search SS 50 0.1 13/0.3 up to 22 ---
SJ-1 1943 300 surface search SS 50 0.1 13/0.3 up to 22 ---
SCR-517 SCR-517A 1942 225 surface search ASW ships, SC, PT 20 - 40 0.1 180/5   ---
SCR-517C 1943 225 surface search ASW ships, SC, PT 20 - 40 0.1 180/5   ---
SH SH 1943 50 surface search, gun control cargo vessels 30 0.1 22/0.25 up to 28 ---
SK SK 1943 250 air search CV, BB, CA, CL 200 1.36 90/1 --- up to 185
SK-2 1944 75 air search CV, BB, CA, CL 200 1.36 90/1 --- up to 185
SK-3 1945   air search CV, BB, CA, CL 200 1.36 90/1 --- up to 185
SL SL 1943 829 surface search DE, FF 150 0.1 90/1 19 - 37 up to 28
SLa 1944 ex-SL surface search DE, FF 150 0.1 90/1 19 - 37 up to 28
SL-1 1944 480 surface search DE, FF 150 0.1 90/1 19 - 37 up to 28
SM SM 1943 23 fighter direction CV 600 - 700 0.1 180/0.25 up to 46 up to 92
SM-1 1943 26 fighter direction CV 600 - 700 0.1 180/0.25 up to 46 up to 92
SN SN 1943 775 surface search portable 1 0.12   4 - 11 ---
SO SO 1943 525 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/2 9 - 37 ---
SOa 1944 ex-SO surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/2 9 - 37 ---
SO-1 1943 2047 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/2 15 - 37 up to 28
SO-2 1944 535 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/4 9 - 37 up to 22
SO-3 1944 350 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 20 0.03 180/1 11 - 37 up to 19
SO-4 1944 235 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 40 0.03 180/1 13 - 41 up to 22
SO-5 1945 2 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 150 0.05 45/1 11 - 37 up to 19
SO-6 1945 ~100 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 150 0.05 45/1 11 - 37 up to 19
SO-8 1944 1700 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/4 9 - 37 up to 22
SO-9 1944 110 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/4 9 - 37 up to 22
SO-10 ~1946 few surface search SC, PT, landing ships 285 0.05 55/1 13 - 41 up to 22
SO-13 1944 587 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 65 0.1 180/2 9 - 37 ---
SQ SQ 1943 700 surface search portable 1 0.12   4,5 - 15 ---
Mk 8 Mk 8 Mod 0 1943 205 main gun control BB, CA, CL 15 - 20 0.1 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 8 Mod 1   main gun control BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 8 Mod 2   main gun control BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 8 Mod 3   main gun control BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 9 Mk 9 1943 30 AA gun control (Mk45) CV, BB, CA, CL 20 0.1 13/0.3 up to 9 up to 9
Mk 10 Mk 10 Mod 2 1943 20 3`` AA gun control (Mk50) BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/6 up to 18 up to 13
Mk 10 Mod 3   3`` AA gun control (Mk50) BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/6 up to 18 up to 13
Mk 10 Mod 4   3`` AA gun control (Mk50) BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/6 up to 18 up to 13
Mk 10 Mod 5 1944 37 3`` AA gun control (Mk50) BB, CA, CL 20 - 30 0.1 13/6 up to 18 up to 13
Mk 11 Mk 11 Mod 0 1943 few AA gun control (rangefinder) (Mk49) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 40 - 60 0.1 63/--- up to 11 up to 5
Mk 11 Mod 1 1943 few AA gun control (rangefinder) (Mk49) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 40 - 60 0.1 63/--- up to 11 up to 5
Mk 12 Mk 12 Mod 0 1943 801 DP gun control (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 100 - 110 0.1 18/7 up to 36 up to 40
Mk 12 Mod 1   DP gun control (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 100 - 110 0.1 18/7 up to 36 up to 40
Mk 12 Mod 2   DP gun control (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 100 - 110 0.1 18/7 up to 36 up to 40
Mk 12 Mod 3   DP gun control (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 100 - 110 0.1 18/7 up to 36 up to 40
Mk 13 Mk 13 Mod 0 1943   main gun control BB, CA, CL 50 0.03 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 13 Mod 1     main gun control BB, CA, CL 50 0.03 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 13 Mod 2     main gun control BB, CA, CL 50 0.03 13/ 9 - 36 27
Mk 18 Mk 18 1943 6 5`` AA gun control (Mk28) BB 20 - 30 0.1 13/6 32 14 - 16
Mk 19 Mk 19 1943 200 AA gun control (Mk57) BB, CV, CA, CL, DD 50 0.1 13/10 14 7
Mk 22 Mk 22 Mod 0 1943 995 hight finder (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 25 - 35 0.1   up to 36 up to 40
Mk 22 Mod 1   995 hight finder+rangefinder (Mk33) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 25 - 35 0.1   up to 36 up to 40
SP SP (6-ft antenna) 1944 300 fighter direction CV, CA, CL, DD 700 - 1000 0.1 180/0.5 20 - 46 46 - 92
SP (8-ft antenna) 1944 fighter direction CV, BB 700 - 1000 0.1 180/0.5 28 - 65 65 - 130
SR SR 1944 100 air search CA, CL, DD 500 1.5/1.36 27/2 --- 130 - 204
SRa   ex-SR air search CA, CL, DD 500 1.5/1.36 27/2 --- 130 - 204
SRb   ex-SRa air search CA, CL, DD 500 1.5/1.36 27/2 --- 130 - 204
SR-1 1945 250 air search CA, CL, DD 600 0.7 27/2 --- 130 - 204
SR-2 1945 18 air search CV, CA, CL, DD, SS 300 0.5 90/1 --- 130 - 204
SR-3 1947 22 air search CV, BB, CA, CL 500 0.25 90/2 --- 148 - 185
SR-6 1947 43 air search CA, CL, DD, FF 500 0.25 90/2 --- 74 - 92
ST ST 1944 254 surface search SS 30 0.03 13/20 6 - 15 ---
STa 1945 ex-ST surface search SS 30 0.03 13/20 6 - 15 ---
ST-1 1945 ex-ST surface search SS 30 0.03 13/20 6 - 15 ---
SU SU 1944 522 surface search/gun control DE, FF 15 0.03 27/1 28 - 37 ---
SU-1 1944 surface search/gun control DE, FF 15 0.03 27/1 28 - 37 ---
SU-2 1945 19 surface search/gun control DE, FF, landing ships 15 0.03 27/1 28 - 37 ---
SU-3 1945 surface search/gun control DE, FF, landing ships 15 0.03 27/1 28 - 37 ---
SU-4 1949   surface search/gun control DE, FF, landing ships 15 0.03 27/1 28 - 37 ---
Mk 26 Mk 26 Mod 3 1944 450 DP gun control (rangefinder) DE, FF, auxiliary 40 - 60 0.1 130/--- up to 14 up to 9
Mk 26 Mod 4 1944 328 DP gun control (rangefinder) DE, FF, auxiliary 40 - 60 0.1 130/--- up to 14 up to 9
Mk 27 Mk 27 1944 41 main gun control (Mk40, Mk55) BB, CA, CL 50 0.1 27/6.5 up to 28 ---
Mk 28 Mk 28 Mod 0 1944 ~50 DP gun control (Mk33) DD, DE 30 0.1 13/ --- 13 - 18
Mk 28 Mod 2   247 gun control 40- (Mk63) CV, BB, CA, CL, DD, DE 30 0.1 13/ --- 13 - 18
Mk 28 Mod 3   ~50 DP gun control (Mk33) DD, DE 30 0.1 13/ --- 13 - 18
SS SS 1945 300 surface search SS 75 - 100 0.03 13/0.25 up to 22 ---
SS-1 1950 300 surface search SS 75 - 100 0.03 13/0.25 up to 22 ---
SS-2 1952   surface search SS 100 0.03 13/0.25 up to 22 ---
SS-2a   ex-SS-2 surface search SS 100 0.03 13/0.25 up to 22 ---
SV SV 1945 80 air search SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SVa 1945 ex-SV air search SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-1 1945 220 air search SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-2 1948 few hight finder SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-2A   ex-SV-2 hight finder SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-3 1950 17 air search SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-4 1950 few missile control SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-4A   ex-SV-4 missile control SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-5     missile control SS 500 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
SV-6     missile control (hight finder) SS 560 0.086 13/1 --- 20 - 41
CXGQ CXGQ 1945 35 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 60 0.033 45/1 22 - 41 up to 28
SX SX 1946 45 air search CV, LCC 1000+500 0.105+0.086 180/1.2 --- up to 148
CXJG CXJG 1947 14 surface search SC, PT, landing ships 23 0.0125      

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008