15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: ANTENNA GROUP
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER:
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Philco Corporation
extends through a standard periscope housing and
permits search operation while the submarine is
submerged. The antenna may be rotated through 360
Antenna Group AN/BPA-5 provides a retractable
degrees at 6 rpm or may be used for sector scanning.
antenna positioning system for submarine search radars
SS-a, SS-1, SS-2 and AN/ BPS-4.