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A view of the Mark 68 gunfire control radar on top of the bridge of the guided missile destroyer USS RICHARD E. BYRD (DDG 23). On both sides of the bridge is an SLQ-23 antenna and on the left is an AS-3018/WSC-1 satellite receiving antenna

A view of the Mark 68 gunfire control radar on top of the bridge of the guided missile destroyer USS RICHARD E. BYRD (DDG 23). On both sides of the bridge is an SLQ-23 antenna and on the left is an AS-3018/WSC-1 satellite receiving antenna

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Norfolk

State: Virginia (VA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, Usn (Ret.)

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

04/10/1983
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