A short historical review of air space radar reconnaissance means development since the Great Patriotic War up to nowadays is resulted in the article. The attempt to systematize the historical process of radar facilities formation by the analysis of sources and conditions of their origin, and the ways and directions of their development at different historical stages of the post-war period was made. Development of radar facilities in Ukraine after receiving the independence is separately considered; modern conditions and prospects of Armed Forces of Ukraine radar park updating are analyzed.
radar facilities, radar stations, altimeters, complexes, development directions, modernization, prospects
"Radiolokatsiia: vid Velykoi Vitchyznianoi viiny do nashykh dniv" ,
Science and Technology of the Air Force of Ukraine,