Fire Control Radar, F-4J, AWG-10

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Fire Control Radar, F-4J, AWG-10

Collection Item Summary:

In 1963, Westinghouse was awarded a contract to build the AWG-10 Missile Control System for the F-4 Phantom. The AWG-10 provides search and track data to launch both all-weather Sparrow and Sidewinder guided missiles. This was the first multi-mode radar set that included pulse-doppler look-down capability as well as a comprehensive built-in-test (BIT) system.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20020227000

Physical Description

APG-59 Radar dish and hardware. Part of the AWG-10 weapons targeting set. First digital airborne Avionics suite.

Credit Line

Gift of the Historical Electronics Museum, Inc..

Manufacturer

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 97.8 x 180.3 x 86.4cm (38 1/2 x 71 x 34 in.)
  • Other: 72 x 42in. (182.9 x 106.7cm)
  • Support (stand height): 64in. (162.6cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

AVIONICS-Radar/Electronic Warfare

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