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Palm Frond

Country of Origin: Russia


Palm Frond is a Russian short-range search and navigation naval radar. The radar is a truncated elliptical paraboloid with a prominent boom for the illuminating feed. A pulsed magnetron is used as a transmitter.

On the Indian TALWAR-class frigate, the two Palm Frond radar antennae are positioned on a platform lower on the foremast.


In service.

Initial operational capability (IOC) was reached on the Soviet KRIVAK frigate class in the late 1970s. The MR-212/201-1 Nayada variant...

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