Airborne Maritime Surveillance RadarText

Volume 1, British ASV Radars in WWII 1939-1945
From the series: IOP Concise Physics
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Today, air-to-surface vessel (ASV) radars, or more generally airborne maritime surveillance radars, are installed on maritime reconnaissance aircraft for long-range detection, tracking and classification of surface ships (ASuW—anti-surface warfare) and for hunting submarines (ASW—anti-submarine warfare). Such radars were first developed in the UK during WWII as part of the response to the threat to shipping from German U boats. This book describes the ASV radars developed in the UK and used by RAF Coastal Command during WWII for long-range maritime surveillance.

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  • Age restriction: 0+
  • ISBN: 9781643270654
  • Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Copyright: Ingram
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