as used by the RCN:
WWII and Post War
Developed by: Jerry Proc
SCOPE OF THIS RESEARCH PAPER
This research paper has been produced in order to document the Asdic/Sonar, Radar and IFF systems used by the RCN during WWII and post war. Covered are all systems specifically fitted to HMCS Haida from 1943 to 1963.. This research, originally produced for HMCS HAIDA, then went on to cover radar, ASDIC and IFF used by the RCN in the period WWII to the 1970s.
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Any information presented in this research paper can be used freely in any in any non-profit publication provided credit is given to the author.
Part 1 - This Introduction Page and Table of Contents
Part 2 - ASDIC/SONAR - General Information
Part 3 - ASDIC Equipment Types: Section A
Covers types:123, 124, 127D, 128, 128A, 132 and 135
Part 4 - ASDIC/SONAR - Equipment Types: Section B
Covers types: 144,147F, 149, 162, 163A,164B, 165, 170,
AQS-4C, SQS-10, SQS-11, SQS-501,SQS-502, SQS-503,
UQC-1B, UQB-1B, Outfit 7A, and 761
Part 5 - MODERN DETECTION METHODS
Covers types: AN/SQS-504, AN/SQR-501, AN/SQS-510(V) and AN-UYS-503
Part 6 - MINESWEEPING
Covers type SA only
Part 7 - IFF SYSTEMS
Covers types: 242, 253P, AN/UPA-24 /KY80, AN/UPA-24 /C1008,
AN/UPX-1A /RT-194A, AN/UPX-1A /KY-61A, AB-274,
AN/UPX-5 /RT-269, AN/UPX-5 /KY-88, AS-177, AN/UPM-99 and AS-177,
Part 8 - RADAR Systems: Section A
Covers types: Magnetrons, CSC, SW1C, 267mw, 268, 271, 275, 276, 277, 281 and 285
Part 9 - RADAR Systems: Section B
Covers types: 286, 290, 291, 293, LN-16, LN27, MX-1618/UP, Radar Test Sets, SPA-4,
SPA-8, SPG-34, SPN-8, SPQ-2D, SPS-6C, SPS8-8A, SPS-10B, SPS-12, SPS-501,
SPS-502, SPS-503, Sperry Mk 2, Sperry 127, AN/SRR-4, Type SU, ULX-501, UPM-99 ,
VD2 , VK2, VK3, VK-5, VL-1
Part 10 - Countermeasures
Covers types: SLR-2, ULX-501, UPD-501, WRL-1 and Countermeasures Training
Part 11 - Ops Room/EW Photos
Part 12 - Navigation
Covers types: DAU, MDF-5, Sperry Mk 2 Loran, SPN-7, UPN-7, URD-4
|RIPS T56P||British radar nomenclature to 1945 (Provided by Clive Kidd, Collingwood Heritage Collection)|
|Radar Reference Manual CB4182_45||British radars up to 1945. (Provided by Clive Kidd, Collingwood Heritage Collection)|
2019/12/06 - Added LN-16 radar
2020/01/24 - Added more Type 271and 291 material. Added 127DV photo.
2021/01/16 - 144 ASDIC movie film added.