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TPS-43

Air Force S-Band Tactical Surveillance Radar

 
 
TPS-43 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 30, 2019
1. TPS-43 Marker
Inscription.  This Westinghouse product is still the most widely used transportable tactical air surveillance radar for early detection of aircraft. Sold to over 20 nations, it proved its high performance and reliability many times and set the stage for the next generation — the TPS-70 series.

• Shelter, folding compact antenna, waveguide, cable and cooling
• Transportable by truck, helicopter, or aircraft
• Anti-jamming features
• Range of up to 270 miles
• Over 170 sets produced, 1967 - 1984
 
Erected by National Electronics Museum.
 
Location. 39° 11.757′ N, 76° 41.04′ W. Marker is in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Elm Road east of West Nursery Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1745 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights MD 21090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nike Ajax (here, next to this marker); AN/SPG-55B Radar (a few steps from this marker); SCR-270 Radar Antenna
TPS-43 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 30, 2019
2. TPS-43 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); FuG 65 Wurzburg Riese (Giant) Radar Antenna (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); XAF Radar Antenna (about 300 feet away); Stoney Run Train Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Elkridge Furnace Inn (approx. 1.6 miles away); Linthicum Heights (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Linthicum Heights.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, Cold
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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