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with a precision of 0.1 mile in angle and 1.5 to 3 yds in
RELATION TO SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
the range coordinate, and capable of tracking
transponder equipped target ranges up to 30,000
The AN/FPQ-6 is similar to AN/TPQ-18 and AN/SPQ-7.
nautical miles, depending on the characteristics of the
The AN/FPQ-6 is a modified AN/FPS-16.
approximately seven times the tracking performance
capability of currently available missile range C-band
generally be operated on a Chain Radar Range supplied
208 or 120v ac, 60 cps, 3 ph, 4-wire,
with Communication capabilities, real time data
transmission, and reception of remote target designation
data for initial acquisition.
Transmitter; 5400 - 5900 mc
Receiver; 5400 - 5900 mc
The AMR Advanced Instrumentation Radar, AN/FPQ-6,
will be used to provide precise space position data on
ballistic missiles and space vehicles.
Siting: Fixed Installation.
PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS AND PHYSICAL DATA
AN/FPS-16 (less standard range
group, standard antenna group,
boresight tower, and standard
5000 N. M. Digital Range Group
30 foot Parabolic Hydraulic Driven
Low Noise Receiver Group
Acquisition and Control Console
Boresight Tower (150 feet) and
Real Time Digital Data Corrector
REFERENCE DATA AND LITERATURE
Nomenclature Card and AF Form 01 for AN/FPQ-6.