15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: AIRCRAFT RADAR EQUIPMENT
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER:
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Bendix Radio Division of Bendix Aviation Corp., Townson, Md.
Power Output: 5 kw at approx 515 mc during a 2sec
The AN/ASB5 is installed in carrier-borne aircraft for
use in locating surface objects. When used with the
pulse occurring at the rate of 400 pps
proper antenna system, the equipment will indicate both
Current Drain: 3. 3 amp at 115 vac, 800 cps
the distance and relative direction of the surface object
Operating Voltage: 115 vac, 600to 1400 cps, 1-ph
from the aircraft.
PRF: 400 pps
RELATION TO SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
Pulse Width: 2.0 sec
Similar to other members of the ASB series.