Accession Number : AD0908594

Title :   Ground Surveillance Radar AN/PPS-15.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly progress rept. no. 4, 3 Dec 72-2 Mar 73,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP SAN DIEGO CA ELECTRONICS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Spiegel, Howard A.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The AN/PPS-15 Radar Set is a lightweight, very short range combat surveillance radar operating at X-band at very low power. The present contract requires design, development, manufacture, and test of 13 Engineering Development Models. The set is capable of detecting, locating, and identifying moving targets such as personnel and vehicles. The set can be operated from four positions: (1) remote operation; (2) tripod mounted; (3) pintle mounted; and (4) physically suspended in front of the operator.

Descriptors :   (*SEARCH RADAR, COMBAT SURVEILLANCE), X BAND, MOVING TARGET INDICATORS, WEIGHT, ENEMY PERSONNEL, VEHICLES, RADAR ANTENNAS, RANGE(DISTANCE), ELECTRIC CABLES, REMOTE CONTROL, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE.

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE