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Rapier Sub-Reflector Drive Assembly

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0197
Category: Radio Communication/Sensing
Object Type: Signal/Data Processor
Object Name: Rapier Sub-Reflector Drive Assembly
Part No: 05-005-01
Serial No: 011/72
Manufacturer: Elliott Bros (London) Ltd
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): Rapier Battery
Year of Manufacture: 1972
Dimensions: Width (mm): 367
Height (mm): 191
Depth (mm): 285
Weight (g): 10,380
Location: Rack RAA06 [Main Store]

Sub-Reflector Drive Assembly
Ser. No. 011/72
Mod Record -
MoD Loan
Reg. No. 643A
MCCS(F) Frimley


This piece of equipment is part of the Rapier tracking system but at present the exact function is not known This unit bears a paper label marked: "MOD Loan" Re. No. 643A, MW11B/475 MCCS(F) Frimley" (MCCS = "Marconi Command and Control Systems").

Unlike the related item this one has no cover and so reveals its internal mechanism.

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