RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
  Preliminary
Rating: 5  

                                   
     

RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Uncorrelated Targets On GCA Radars
April 10-14, 1965
Misawa AFB, Japan


Brad Sparks:
April 10-14, 1965; Misawa AFB, Japan (BBU)
(McDonald list)

Dan Wilson:
April 10-14, 1965; Misawa AFB, Japan (BBU)
On April 10, 11, 12 and 14 April, unidentified radar targets were observed. All sightings occurred at night. The targets direction of travel varied. The targets appeared the size of 2 century type aircraft and targets were observed on PAR and ASR at the same points. The targets were seen on eight occasions on April 14, four times on both search and precision radar. In one instance four targets were visible simultaneously. The radars involved were CPN-18 (S-band) and FPN-16 (X-band) GCA radars. Maintenance checked the radar, it appeared normal. The Chief, Target Branch, 1st Lt. David W Vaughan stated; "In the past 12 years I have observed all types of weather, wind, temperature inversion, false returns, birds, and numerous other objects on radar, but never a target this size, moving with the speed and directions of these."

Detailed reports and documents
reports/650410misawa_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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