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Type 909

Country of Origin: Britain


The British Type 909 radar is the target tracking and illumination radar for the Sea Dart shipboard surface-to-air missile (SAM) system.

The 909 tracks targets that have been detected and handed off by the Type 996 three-dimensional air search radar. It also illuminates the target for the Sea Dart's semi-active radar (SAR) homing seeker. The Type 909 is also said to be able to support surface gunfire.

The Type 909 has an 8-ft (2.44-m) Cassegrain antenna with...

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