World's Largest Radome

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By kjfitz @ 2006-01-21 17:52:31

The FGAN Research Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques (FHR) is located on the southern boundary of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the slopes of the Wachtberg near Bonn. Its conspicuous characteristic is the "Kugel" (ball), the world´s largest radome with a diameter of 49 metres, which houses the space observation radar TIRA (tracking and imaging radar).
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