FPS-117

Search Radar


Detail:

This 3-D long range radar was built by GE Aerospace for use in the North Warning System as well as some of the original Pinetree Line sites that remained in operation (as part of the North Warning System) after the demise of the Pinetree Line.

Locations:

Barrington, NS

Canadian Coastal Radar Site

FPS-117

1990

Cartwright, Labrador

North Warning System

FPS-117

1991

Gander, NF

Canadian Coastal Radar Site

FPS-117

1990

Holberg, BC

Canadian Coastal Radar Site

FPS-117

1991

Saglek, Labrador

North Warning System

FPS-117

1991

Sydney, NS

Canadian Coastal Radar Site

FPS-117

1991

Photos:

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  1. Coastal Radar Station AN/FPS-117 being installed at Gander, Newfoundland - 1993.
    Courtesy of DND.

  2. Coastal Radar Station General Electric AN/FPS-117 radar specifications - 1990.
    Courtesy of Tom Page.

  3. Coastal Radar Station General Electric AN/FPS-117 radar specifications - 1990.
    Courtesy of Tom Page.

  4. Coastal Radar Station General Electric AN/FPS-117 radar specifications - 1990.
    Courtesy of Tom Page.

  5. Coastal Radar Station General Elelctric AN/FPS-117 radar specifications - 1990.
    Courtesy of Tom Page.

  6. AN/FPS-117 search radar antenna within a radome.
    Courtesy of Gene McManus.

  7. Search radar tower and radome covering the AN/FPS-117 search radar antenna.
    Courtesy of Anonymous.

  8. AN/FPS-117 search radar antenna without a radome.
    Courtesy of Anonymous.