Development of the first Soviet three-coordinate L-band pulsed radar in Kharkov before WWII

  title={Development of the first Soviet three-coordinate L-band pulsed radar in Kharkov before WWII},
  author={Alexei A. Kostenko and Alexander I. Nosich and I. A. Tishchenko},
  journal={IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine},
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