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AWS-5

Country of Origin: Britain

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The British AWS-5 search and target indication radar is most notable for its dual-beam antenna and extensive anti-clutter and anti-jamming capabilities. The two beams can be used simultaneously or independently and are shaped to provide complementary information. The high beam is angled upward approximately 45 degrees and is about 30 degrees wide in azimuth, 1.5 deg wide in elevation. The low cosecant-squared beam can detect aircraft to a range of 85 nm (98 mi, 158 km) and 50,000...

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