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NH 51280 First Test of Radar on Board Ship

Photo #: NH 51280  First Test of Radar on Board Ship
Title: First Test of Radar on Board Ship
Description: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's 200 megacycle radar equipment on USS Leary (DD-158) in April 1937. The radar antenna was mounted on the barrel of one of the ship's 4/50 guns (visible at right), allowing it to be trained in azimuth and elevation. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 51280
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