15 December 1965
DATE: 1 April 1964
ITEM NAME: RADAR SET
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USAF
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER: *5840-505-0435
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Bendix Radio Division of Bendix Aviation Corporation
The antenna-feed assembly of the AN/FPS-18 and
A remote control selects either type. The AN/FPS-18
Radar Sets AN/FPS-18 and AN/FPS-18A are used for
and AN/FPS-18A detects F-86 aircraft in line of sight as
search. They are medium-power, short range sets.
high as 17000 feet and as far away as 35 nautical miles.
They contain a coherent klystron power-amplifier
transmitter for more reliable moving target indication..