OVERVIEW: The AN/FPS-100 is a fixed, 2-D early warning and ground-controlled interception radar system operating in the "D" Band
DETAILS: The AN/FPS-100 is a modified AN/FPS-20.
Frequency: 1250 to 1350 MHz (NATO D Band)(IEEE: L Band) Power output: 6 KW (average); 2.5 MW (peak) PRF: 350 Hz Range Resolution: 1.85 km (range), 1 degree (azimuth) On/Off time: unknown Deploy/Stow Time N/A Max Range: 322 km
NOTES: The radar family started with the AN/FPS-3 in 1950. The AN/FPS-100 is a modified AN/FPS-20, created by modifying the FPS-20 with a new digital moving target indicator (MTI) system to create the AN/FPS-100 and FPS-100A. The AN/FPS-100 was also upgraded to include a new antenna and a low noise front end. Users include India, Chile, Thailand, Israel and Argentina.
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