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Country of Origin: France


The French DRBV 20 air search radar is a metric-waveband radar. The principal variants -- A and C -- had different antenna configurations. Its antenna is a big "mattress" type with dipole feed elements arranged in three horizontal rows.

Very little has been publicly disclosed about the DRBV 20.


Initial operational capability (IOC) in early 1960s. No longer in production or service.


 Thales Naval France, Bagneux, France


   Band                    C (0.5-1 GHz)

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