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SON-9 Fire Can

Country of Origin: Russia


The Fire Can is a trailer-mounted gun-control radar based on older SON-4 radar, which was in turn derived from the U.S. World War-II era SCR-584. It is used in conjunction with the PUAZO-6/9 gun director for controlling the Russian 57-mm S-60, 85-mm KS-12, and 100-mm KS-19 anti-aircraft guns.

The Fire Can is being replaced with more advanced Flap Wheel radars.

The radar has a parabolic dish antenna perforated to reduce weight and windage and is fed by rotating dipole. The radar has...

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