US AN/APS-15 Tailwarning Radar

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  1. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    This document is in German, so someone is going to have to translate it. Lots of pictures though.

    B-17 APS-15 radar
     
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    Very cool, and you are right - great pics!
     
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    Good file there.

    The AN/APS-15 was the main type of H2X PFF/Mickey bombing radar used in the ETO/MTO.
    The AN/APS-13 was a tail warning radar fitted to P-51s, basically a US-built version of the RAF's Monica system.

    All the best,
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    I had an uncle that flew P38's in the CBI and he said they always turned the tail warning radar off because they were sitting there "whitefaced" and the thing would go off when a wingman would slide underneath.
     
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