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Offline Grey Havoc

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Other ASCC/ASIC/US DoD Reporting Names
« on: November 30, 2018, 02:54:35 am »
Tieback = Soviet Air Defence Forces (V-PVO) GCI/EW system. In effect the top tier of the overall Soviet strategic IADS.
    -Markham = Lazur Semiautomatic Datalink. Key component of Tieback. Came in a number of different variants.
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Re: Other ASCC/ASIC/US DoD Reporting Names
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2018, 06:31:34 am »
Flat Box-A/Flat Box-B = Ranging only radar found on a number of Soviet/Russian short range air defence vehicles such as the SA-9 (initially battery commanders vehicles only) and SA-13.
Hat Box = Passive radar detection/ELINT system found on a number of Soviet/Russian vehicles including the SA-9 and SA-13. When first introduced it was initially misidentified by Western analysts as a datalink antenna system for importing early warning and target cueing information from friendly battlefield radars such as the B-76 (Gun Dish).
Please note that a number of post-Cold War sources have conflated the Flat Box and Hat Box systems.

Gun Dish = Also known as B-76. Target acquisition and fire control J/K band radar system, Soviet designation RPK-2. Found primarily on the ZSU-23-4 Shilka SPAAG. Also seen on some SA-9s replacing Flat Box, these examples were apparently issued to elite units/formations such as Guards Divisions.
 
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