In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A crew of three was required and they were housed in a single cockpit while radar was mounted in a radome at the front of the fuselage.
- The radar, installed in a radome on top of the main mast, carries out long-range air and surface surveillance and weapon control.
- With the aid of a pair of good quality binoculars it was quite possible to see the rotating radome on the top of the aircraft's fuselage.
- During its service with the Navy, it was fitted with various radar radomes necessitating the larger fins.
- Work was eventually undertaken which included the installation of survey and mapping gear and the addition of a large radome under the bomb bay with another radome under the port wing.
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