US Radar Sets

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Major U.S. Radar Sets (edit list)
Model Origin Company Type Number IEEE
Band
Frequency Prf Range Alt Notes
ARSR-1 Raytheon Search L 1280-1350MHz 360 170nmi FAA-Obsolete
ARSR-2 Raytheon Search L 1280-1350MHz 360 200nmi FAA-Obsolete
ARSR-3/D Westinghouse Search L 1250-1350MHz 310-365 250nmi 100k FAA-Obsolete
ARSR-4/D Westinghouse 3D Long Range 44 L 1215-1400MHz 216 Low Stack
72 High Stack
254nmi 100k FAA-Current
Minimally-attended Radar
CARSR FPS-20
ARSR-1
Raytheon 3D Long Range 84 L 1.2-1.4 GHz 3 Staggered PRFs 200nmi 100K FAA-Current
CPS-4 MIT Height Finder S 2700-2900MHz 90nmi
CPS-5 GE/Bendix Search L 1300MHz 400 60nmi 40k
CPS-6/A
CPS-6B
GE Combo Limited
12+
S 2700-3019MHz 300-600 84nmi
165nmi
16k
45k
FPQ-16 GE SLBM-ICBM 1 UHF 442MHz 120 1,780nmi PARCS
FPS-3/A Bendix Search 49+ L 1300MHz 440 220nmi 55k
FPS-4 TPS-10B RCA Height Finder X 9000-9160MHz 60nmi 10k
FPS-5 Hazeltine Search Limited
FPS-6/A/B GE Height Finder 450~ S 2700-2900MHz 300-405 200nmi 75k
FPS-7/A/B/C/D GE Search 33 Auth L 1250-1350MHz 244 270nmi 100k FD
FPS-8 GE Search 200+ L 1280-1350MHz 360 200nmi 40k
FPS-10 CPS-6B GE Combo 14+ S 2700-3019MHz 300-600 165nmi 45k Stripped down CPS-6B
FPS-14 Bendix Gap Filler 100~ S 2700-2900MHz 1200 65nmi Unattended Radar
FPS-17 GE Missile Dection 3~ VHF 175-215MHz 30 2000+
FPS-18 Bendix Gap Filler 100~ S 2700-2900MHz 1200 65nmi Unattended Radar
FPS-19 TPS-1D Raytheon Search L 1220-1350 MHz 400 160nmi DEW-Line
FPS-20/A/B FPS-3 Bendix Search 200+ L 1250-1350MHz 360 220nmi 65k
FPS-23 Motorola Gap Filler UHF 475-525MHz DEW-Line
FPS-24 GE Search 12 VHF 214-236MHz 278 250nmi FD
FPS-26/A Avco Height Finder C 5400-5900MHz FD
FPS-27/A Westinghouse Search 20 S 2322-2670MHz 333 220nmi 150k FD
FPS-28 Raytheon Search 1 S 410-690MHz FD
FPS-30 Bendix Search 4 L 570-630MHz 500 Greenland “DYE” sites
FPS-35 Sperry Search 12 UHF 420-450MHz 333 FD
FPS-64 FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 360 FPS-20+GPA-102
FPS-65 FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 360 FPS-20+GPA-103
FPS-66 FPS-20A Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 360 FPS-20A+GPA-102
FPS-67/A/B FPS-20A Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 360 FPS-20A+GPA-103
FPS-80 GE Missile Tracking UHF
L
FPS-87/A FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 360
FPS-89 FPS-6 GE Height Finder S 2700-2900MHz 300-405 110nmi
FPS-90 FPS-6 GE Height Finder S 2700-2900MHz 300-405 200nmi 75k
FPS-91 FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz
FPS-93 FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz Raytheon Modified
FPS-100 FPS-20 Bendix Search L 1250-1350MHz 350-370
FPS-107 Westinghouse Search L 1250-1350MHz 244
FPS-108 Raytheon Missile Detection & Tracking L 1215-1400MHz 2000nmi~ Cobra Dane
FPS-115 Raytheon SLBM 4 UHF 420-450MHz 16 3,000nmi~ Pave Paws
FPS-116 FPS-6 GE Height Finder S
FPS-117 GE
Lockheed Martin
3D Long Range 32 L 1215-1400MHz 241 250nmi 100k North Warning System
Alaska JSS
Minimally-attended Radar
FPS-120 FPS-115 Raytheon SSPARS SSPARS
FPS-123 FPS-115 Raytheon SSPARS Pave Paws
FPS-124 Unisys 3D Gap Filler 42 L 1215-1400MHz 70nmi 15k North Warning System
Unattended Radar
FPS-126 FPS-115 Raytheon SSPARS
FPS-130 ARSR-4 Westinghouse 3D Long Range  ? L 1215-1400MHz 216 Low Stack
72 High Stack
254nmi 100k Mil Version of FAA
Minimally-attended Radar
FPS-132 FPS-115 Boeing SSPARS-UEWR UHF 3000 mi Pave Paws
FSS-7 FPS-26 Avco SLBM 7 C BMEWS-SLBM
GPS-3 FPS-8 GE Search L 1280-1380 MHz 36 pps Medium
MPS-4 Hazeltine Height Finder 6275-6575MHz 615-650 80nmi 40k
MPS-7 FPS-3 Bendix Search L 1300MHz 440 220nmi 55k Mobile Version of FPS-3
MPS-8 FPS-4 RCA Height Finder X 9000-9160MHz 60nmi 10k Mobile Version of FPS-4
MPS-11 FPS-8 GE Search L 1280-1350MHz 360 200nmi 40k Mobile Version of FPS-8
MPS-14 FPS-6 GE Height Finder S 2700-2900MHz 300-405 200nmi 75k Mobile Version of FPS-6
MPS-16/A/B Avco Height Finder C 5200-5300MHz 360
SCR-268
T3/B/C
Signal Corps 18
Western Electric 2956
Search Light Control 2,974 205 MHz 4098 40,000 Yds


SCR-270/271 Westinghouse Search 794 I 104-112 MHz 621 110mi 25k SCR-270 Mobile
SCR-271 Fixed


SCR-582 Radiation Labs Search SCR-582 (55) S 2.8 GHz 45nmi SCR-582 Low SCR-582 Fixed
SCR-682 Radiation Labs Search SCR-682 (140) S 2.8 GHz 118nmi SCR-682A Low SCR-682 Mobile
Also used Fixed


TPS-1D TPS-1B Western Electric Search L 1220-1350MHz 360-400 160nmi 10k
TPS-10/A
TPS-10D
RCA Height Finder X 9000-9160MHz 539 60nm
120nm
10k
60k
TPS-43 Westinghouse Combo 106+ S 2900-3100 MHz 250 243nm
FPS-502 Search Canadian
FPS-507 Height Finder Canadian
FPS-508 FPS-20 Search Canadian FPS-20
ISG-98 Height Finder Canadian
TPS-501 Height Finder Canadian
TPS-502 TPS-10D Marconi Height Finder  ? X 9230 to 9404MHz 539 60/120mi 60k Canadian TPS-10D

Sources:
* Winkler, David F., Searching the skies: the legacy of the United States Cold War defense radar program, USAF Hq Air Combat Command, 1997, 192 pages, Pdf
* Radomes - Radar Equipment
* Mobile Radar

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