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Plank Shave**

Country of Origin: Russia


Plank Shave** is a naval air and surface-ship radar for smaller ships. It was introduced into service in 1979. Plank Shave is believed to be an improvement over the earlier Strut Pair** and Square Tie** radars. The antenna is a solid truncated paraboloid with an open-work upper edge and an underslu ng feed horn boom.

The radar's Russian designation is Garpun (harpoon).


Initial operational capability (IOC) in 1979 in the TARANTUL-I** class.

Former users include Bulgaria, the...

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