AN/MPG-1

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Radar Set AN/MPG-1 is a mobile, medium range radar unit designed for use with seacoast artillery. The functions of the radar are:

  • a) to supply exact present position data on targets within 28,000 yards to gun directors or other gun positioning apparatus
  • b) to search for approaching surface craft and to supply data on the range (distance)and azimuth (direction) of detected targets. The maximum operating range of the equipment is 80,000 yards.
  • c) to supply "splash spotting" data for correcting artillery fire.

Components




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Reference Files

Technical Operation Manual
General Description
Operating Description
Equipment Performance Log
Radar Set
AN/MPG-1
AN/FPG-1
15 March 1945
  • TM 11-1466 Radar Set AN~MPG-1 and Radar Set AN/FPG-1 Preventive Maintenance Manual. War Dept. Mar. 1945. 1 v. (various pagings) U408.3.A13 TM 11-1466 Mar. 1945
  • TM 11-1566 Radar Set AN~MPG-1 and Radar Set AN/FPG-1 Service Manual 1945-03-15

References

  1. TM 11-1366,
    "US Army Technical Manual Collection,"
    from the CECOM Historical Office archive, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
    CECOM Historical Office