UK air search radar Type 965

Naval Radar


In Royal Navy service, often coupled with a Cossor IFF mk.10 SSR antenna. Replaced by the Type 1022 in Type 42 destroyers.

Used by

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1961UK Frigate Type 81 Tribal class1
1962UK Guided-Missile Destroyer County class1
1968UK Helicopter Carrier Tiger conversion class1
1975UK Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class1
1977AR Guided-Missile Destroyer Hercules class1


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1958-jul-21 UK HMS Ark Royal R09 Aircraft Carrier Audacious class Refit at HMD Devonport, removed deck edge lift, added Type 965 radar (replacing Type 293). Fire broke out 9 Apr 1959 during the refit, delaying completion to 28 Dec 1959.
1963-may UK HMS Centaur R06 Aircraft Carrier Centaur class improvements at HMD Portsmouth to air surveillance and air defence operations, until c Oct.
1971-mar-1 UK HMS Hermes R12 Aircraft Carrier Improved Centaur class until 17 Aug 1973 at HMD Devonport to convert to Commando Carrier. Include removal of her Type 984 3D radar.

In Service

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UK Royal Navy
CL Chilean Navy
PK Pakistan Navy
AR Argentine Navy

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