AN/APG Series Radars

References:


AN/APG-1 (SCR-702)

Type of Radar: Airborne Intercept
IEEE Band: S Band (3 GHz)

Notes: Found on P-61B.

AN/APG-2

Type of Radar: Airborne Intercept/Gun Laying
IEEE Band: S Band (3300 MHz)

Notes: Found on P-61. Same as SCR-580 and SCR-702A.

AN/APG-3

Manufacturer: General Electric
Type of Radar: Tail Turret Radar
IEEE Band: 3 cm; 10 GHz?
NATO Band: F Band
Maximum Range: 5,000 yards

Notes: Used in B-29 and B-36B.

AN/APG-4

IEEE Band: L Band (410 MHz)
NATO Band: B Band

Notes: Used in TBM Avenger.

AN/APG-5

Rough Frequency: 2,500 MHz
Peak Power: 500 Watts
Range: 150 to 3000 yards

Notes: Gunlaying range-finder for B-17 and B-24. Modified SCR-726 and AN/APS-5.

AN/APG-5C

Rough Frequency: 2,500 MHz
Range: 150 to 3000 yards

Notes: Gunlaying range-finder used on F-86A.

AN/APG-6

Rough Frequency: 410 MHz

AN/APG-8

Exact Frequency: 2500 MHz

Notes: B-29B Tail Gun Radar.

AN/APG-13 “Falcon”

Manufacturer: General Electric
Rough Frequency: 2,810 MHz

Notes: Used to lay the 75mm cannon in the B-25 Strafers.

AN/APG-14

Rough Frequency: 2500 MHz
Range: 150 to 3000 yards

Notes: B-29 Gun Laying Radar

AN/APG-15

Rough Frequency: 2500 MHz

Notes: B-29B Tail Gun radar

AN/APG-16

Rough Frequency: 10 GHz

Notes: Used in B-32.

AN/APG-17

Rough Frequency: 1500 MHz

AN/APG-18

Manufacturer: Martin
Frequency: 9,375 MHz

AN/APG-19

Frequency: 9,375 MHz

AN/APG-30

Type: Gunlaying Radar
Range: 150 to 3000 yards

AN/APG-32

Manufacturer: General Electric

Notes: Used on B-47E Aircraft as tail gun control radar.

AN/APG-36

Type: Air search
Range:
30 miles

Notes: Used on F-86D. Took 3.5 seconds to sweep left to right, then up to down in one complete cycle.

AN/APG-37

Type: Air search
Range:
30 miles

Notes: Used on F-86D, replaced AN/APG-36. Took 3.5 seconds to sweep left to right, then up to down in one complete cycle.

AN/APG-71

Manufacturer: Hughes Aircraft Company Radar Systems
IEEE Band: X (8-12 GHz)
NATO Band: I and J Bands
Minimum Altitude: 50 ft (15m)
Maximum Altitude: 80,000 ft (24,384m)
Detection Example: 278 nm @ bomber sized target
Power (Pulse Mode): 500 watts
Power (Pulse Doppler): 7 kW
Peak Power: 10 kW
Maximum Tracks: 24 Targets
Maximum Engagements: 6 Targets

Notes: Upgraded version of the AN/AWG-9 for the F-14D. Basically an all-digital version of the AN/AWG-9. Only 55 were built.

AN/APG-76

Peak Power: 12 kW
Receiver Noise: 6.5 dB
Antenna Gain: 34.5 dB

(Photo of APG-76)