Type 285 radar
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Range||18,000 yd (16,000 m)|
|Altitude||15,000 ft (4,600 m)|
|Precision||150 yd (140 m)|
The Type 285 radar was a British naval anti-aircraft gunnery radar developed during the Second World War. The prototype was tested at sea aboard the escort destroyer HMS Southdown in August 1940.
|Type||Aerial outfit||Peak power (kW)||Frequency (MHz)||Wavelength (cm)||In service|
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- Watson, Raymond C. Jr. (2009). Radar Origins Worldwide: History of Its Evolution in 13 Nations Through World War II. Trafford. ISBN 978-1-4269-2111-7.
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