The AN/APG-26 is an American airborne target tracking radar. In game it is found fitted to high tier American, British and Japanese aircraft, in conjunction with the AN/APS-21 target detection (search) radar.
Vehicles equipped with this radar
General info / usage
The AN/APG-26 is a target tracking radar so can lock onto targets providing the layer with ranging and closing speed information. It can also provide a firing lead indicator allowing for accurate firing of the player's gun. The radar can lock onto targets at a range of only 4 km, so the AN/APS-21 should be used to detect targets at longer ranges
|4,000 m||150 m||±60°||±60°|
Comparison with analogues
Compared the the soviet RP-5 tracking radar the AN/APG-26 has slightly worse minimum and maximum ranges, but wider tracking angles.
Pros and cons
- Wide tracking angles
- Slightly worse range than soviet counterpart
The AN/APG-26 was developed by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, along with the AN/APS-21, as part of their AN/APQ-35 radar suite. See the AN/APS-21 page for details.
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