ASDIC, RADAR and IFF SYSTEMS used by the RCN - 
WWII and Post War

Developed by: Jerry Proc
Last updated : Dec 11/13

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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. To contact the author: jerry.proc@sympatico.ca
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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,163A,164B, AQS-4C, SQS-10, SQS-501,
SQS-502, SQS-503, UQC-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, 268, 271, 275, 276, 277, 281 and 285

Part 9 - RADAR Systems: Section B
Covers types: 286, 290, 291, 293, SPA-4, SPG-34, SPQ-2D, SPS-6C,
SPS-10B, SPS-12, SPS-501, SPS-502, SPS-503,
Sperry Mk 2, Sperry 127, Type SU, ULX-501, UPM-99 and VK-5.

Part 10 - Countermeasures
Covers types: AN/ULX-501, AN/UPD-501, AN/WRL-1 and Countermeasures Training

Part 11 - Ops Room/EW Photos
 

EPILOGUE

CHANGES

2013/12/11 - Added type 135 ASDIC