PRV-9 Thin Skin Weapon Systems // Sensors/Electronics // Ground Radars


Country of Origin: Russia

The PRV-9 Thin Skin (Russian: 1RL19) is a ground-based height-finding radar used to support low-altitude ground control intercept (GCI) operations. It is usually used with the Long Track target acquisition radar in SA-4 Ganef, SA-6 Gainful and SA-8 Gecko mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) batteries. The vertical, orange-peel parabolic section antenna has been seen in both truck-and trailer-mounted versions. Compared to the PRV-11 Side Net, Thin Skin has a much thicker framework, including...

 

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