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Country of Origin: Russia
Hat Box** is a ground-based electronic support measures (ESM) system associated with the SA-9 Gaskin ** surface-to-air missile (SAM). The system was probably designed to pick up the emissions of aircraft radars. Its four antenna panels are mounted on both sides of the front and rear of the turret.
Hat Box provides the bearing of a contact and indicates whether it is approaching or departing.
Information regarding this system's current status is unavailable.
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