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Pot Head

Country of Origin: Russia


Pot Head is a Russian naval surface search-navigation radar fitted in several older classes of small combat craft. The radar operates in the I-band (8 to 10 GHz) frequency.

It is distinguished by its small 4-ft (1.2-m) flat radome that contains a rotating antenna. The radar has a range of 18 nm (33 km). Peak power is 100 kW.


In service.

The original Pot Head radar entered into service in the mid-1950s. The system is installed mostly on aged fast attack craft and smaller patrol...

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