APQ-159 Air-to-Air Radar System
What Is An APQ-159?
The APQ-159 is the radar of the F-5 Freedom Fighter and F-5 Tiger II. Designed to replace the APQ-153, F-5’s original radar, this upgrade doubled the range and greatly increased the reliability of the F-5’s radar system.
Duotech has extensive test and repair capabilities for the antenna assembly, receiver/transmitter, radar processor, and the indicator of the APQ-159.
Repairing the APQ-159 or Ask About Radar Upgrade Systems
Questions About Repairing the APQ-159
- Antenna AS-4066
- Signal Data Converter CV-3397
- Radar Set Control C-10132
- Radar Processor MX-9816
- Radar Receiver-transmitter RT-1221
- Video Indicator IP-1261
- Data Display Indicator IP-1278
- Radar Power Supply Coupler CU-2204
Created purely as an air-to-air radar system, the APQ-159 has two search modes using B-scope display and C-scope foresight gunnery display with ranging. It’s also equipped with automatic lock-on for a dogfight mode and can help guide the pilot onto target when firing the AIM-9 Sidewinder