Gepard Tracking Radar
Vehicles equipped with this radar
General info / usage
This only a tracking radar, this means it can lock onto targets and provide a firing lead indicator, but cannot by itself detect targets and place them on the radar display. However all vehicles the radar is fitted on in-game are also equipped with various search radars; this allows them to use their search radar to detect targets, while this radar is tracking a target. The Gepard tracking radar can track targets in a 200 degree arc from the front of the turret, out to a maximum range of 15 km.
|15,000 m||75 m||±100°||-20°/+85°||15 m/s (54 km/h)||1,000 m/s (3,600 km/h)|
Comparison with analogues
Compared to other tracking radars, the Gepard's has an average maximum range and a good minimum range. The minimum relative speed is about average. The azimuth tracking angles are slightly wider than some other radars at ±100° (instead of ±90°). The negative elevation tracking angle is best in class, however the positive elevation angle is very slightly (2°) worse than other radars.
Pros and cons
- Decent maximum range
- Good minimum range
- Good minimum relative speed
- Better azimuth tracking angles than 1RL144 and SMA VPG-A06 radars
- Radar cannot track targets through a full 360 degrees
- Slightly worse positive elevation angle than other radars
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