15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: RADAR SET
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER:
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Philco Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa.
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The AN/APS-2 is designed to located objects, such
High Frequency (UHF) waves and portrayed visually
as surface vessels on the sea and aircraft in the air and
through the use of cathode ray tube indicators. It is
to indicate to the pilot and operator the relative direction
designed for use in heavier than air aircraft, and is to be
and distance between the aircraft and object detected.
installed in a fixed position in the nose
This detection is accomplished through the use of Ultra-