Radar setup on USS Flint (CL-97)

Radar setup on USS Flint (CL-97)
Here we see the radar setup on the Atlanta class light cruiser USS Flint (CL-97). On top of the masts are two SG Microwave Surface and Low Air Search Radar. Lower down are the Mk 12 and Mk 22 Fire Control Radar. We also see a Mk 3 IFF (Identify Friend or Foe) sets.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 May 2017), Radar setup on USS Flint (CL-97) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Flint_CL97_radar.html

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