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Mk 13

Country of Origin: USA

description

This is a range and bearing radar for the Mk 38 gun director in IOWA-class battleships. The Mk 13 replaced the Mk 8 range and bearing radar and is very similar to the Mk 8 Mod 3. The parabolic antenna is 8 ft x 2 ft (2.4 m x 0.61 m).

status

Initial operational capability (IOC) approximately 1943. Only the IOWA-class ships, laid up in reserve, have the Mk 13.

builders


 Western Electric, USA

users platforms

 USA
  battleships             IOWA (BB-61) class (reserve)

characteristics

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