First Military Radar Experiment

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC, USA conducted the first military radar experiment in 1922 ,consisting of a ship floating down the Potomac River between a radar transmitter and radar detector on two shores.

      Naval Research Laboratory
      Washington, DC, USA

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