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:
The AN/APS-3 is designed for search or beacon
The beacon function is used for homing or
operation. The search function is used to locate objects,
navigational purposes, providing an indication on the
provides a direct indication of their bearing and distance
repeater-indicator screen of the bearing and distance of
on the repeater indicator screen.
fixed beacon station ahead of the aircraft.