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Type 1006

Country of Origin: Britain


The British Type 1006 navigation radar is a navalized version of the Kelvin Hughes 19/9A commercial radar. Since its introduction in the early 1970s, the Type 1006 has equipped every major British warship and many auxiliary ships.

The antenna is a slotted waveguide and is produced in two lengths. The shorter AZJ antenna has a beam width of 1.0 degree. For greater precision the AZK outfit, with a 2-ft 3.5-in (0.7-m) waveguide and a consequent beamwidth of 0.75 deg, may be...

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