OVERVIEW: The Type 92 is a low power, long range, phased array, L-band, 3-D air search radar.
DETAILS: The Type 92 is designed to provide long-range air detection and coverage. The System includes a redundant architecture with computer software remote controlled and monitored operations to minimize manning requirements.
NOTES: The Type 92 is same as US AN/FPS-117 Seek Igloo. It is deployed to RAF Boulmer and RAF Benbecula.
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