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  1. THE DEFENCESAIR DETECTION (III)

    30 May 2017

    The Freya systems of the German early warning radars were highly successful, but they need another set to help in targeting air objectives Anti-aircraft targeting radars, or FuMG (from Funkmeßgerät, or radar) were not in service when the war broke out. From 1939, GEMA and Telefunken starting to develop…


  2. THE DEFENCESAIR DETECTION (II)

    29 May 2017

    RADAR was the acronym for Radio Detection And Ranging, with the first sets being tested by British and Germans at the same time during the early years of the 1900s Its combat debut was during Second World War. It was an invaluable air detection aid whenever bad weather, darkness…


  3. THE DEFENCESAIR DETECTION (I)

    26 May 2017

    The Nazis developed a complex net to defend the Reich and occupied Europe from air raids. This superb detection net goes from observation of incoming attacks to the latest and more sophisticated elements of electronic radar and radio to track enemy planes and to assist the AA (anti-aircraft) guns in…


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