U.S. Deployed Air Defense Sensor Systems

Air Defense Sensor System  Wavelength Targets
 AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel X-Band Cruise Missiles, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Rotary- and Fixed-Wing Aircraft
 AN/TPS-59 L-Band Theater Ballistic Missiles and Cruise Missiles  
 AN/MPQ-53 C-Band Maneuverable Ballistic Missiles, Stealth Cruise Missiles, and Aircraft  
AN/MPQ-65 C-Band Maneuverable Ballistic Missiles, Stealth Cruise Missiles, and Aircraft
AN/FPS-117 L-Band Theater Ballistic Missiles
AN/TPS-77 L-Band Theater Ballistic Missiles and Cruise Missiles
AN/APG-79 AESA X-Band Air-to-air and ground-to-air missiles, Aircraft, and UAVs
TPS-77 MRR L-Band Tactical Ballistic Missiles and UAVs
AN/SPY-1 S-Band Theater Ballistic Missiles
AN/SPY-6(V) S-Band or X-Band Theater Ballistic Missiles
Dual Band Radar X/S-Band High and Low Altitude Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles, Aircraft, and Incoming Shore-Based Artillery
Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) N/A Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles, Drones, Fixed-Wing Aircraft, and Helicopters
Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar
Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) UHF-Band Ballistic Missiles
Cobra Dane L-Band Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, Sea-Launched Missiles
Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) X-Band Ballistic Missiles and Aircraft
AN/TPS-80 X-Band Aircraft, UAVs, Cruise Missiles, Rockets, Artillery, and Mortars

AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Early Warning Radar; Road-mobile Frequency X-Band Range 40 km (upgraded: 75 km) Air Defense Interceptor Systems Hawk and Read More

AN/TPS-59

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Long-Range Air Surveillance, Ground-Control Interception; Road-mobile, Air-mobile Frequency L-Band Range 740 km Air Defense Interceptor Systems HAWK and Read More

AN/FPS-117

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Long-Range Air Surveillance; Ground-Based, Non-Mobile Frequency L-Band Range 470 km Air Defense Interceptor Systems N/A Targets Theater Ballistic Read More

AN/TPS-77

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Long-Range Air Surveillance; Ground-Based, Road-mobile Frequency L-Band Range 470 km Air Defense Interceptor Systems N/A Targets Theater Ballistic Missiles Read More

AN/APG-79 AESA

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Instantaneous tracking and multi-target tracking, and Air-mobile Frequency X-Band Range 150 km Air Defense Interceptor Systems F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Read More

TPS-77 Multi-Role Radar (MRR)

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Long-Range Air Surveillance, Low-Level Flight Surveillance, UAV Detection, Ballistic Missile Warning; Road-mobile Frequency L-Band Range 463 km Air Read More

Dual Band Radar

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Target Illumination, Volume Surveillance, Detection, and Tracking; Ship-Mobile Frequency X-Band/S-Band Range Unknown Air Defense Interceptor Systems Aegis Afloat Read More

Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR)

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Ship Self-Defense, Situational Awareness, Air Traffic Control; Ship-mobile Frequency N/A Range N/A Air Defense Interceptor Systems N/A Targets Read More

AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR)

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Short- to Medium-Range Multi-Mission Radar; Highly Mobile Frequency X-Band Range Short- to Medium-Range  Air Defense Interceptor Systems Fim-92 Read More

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