Fishpond

Fitted to: Handley Page Halifax and Avro Lancaster

Operated by: Wireless Operator

Introduced: October 1943 [in conjunction with H2S]

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Fishpond Indicator Unit in the Halifax [Source: Echoes of War]

Fishpond Unit fitted in the Lancaster

“Fishpond” was a visual display which was installed to provide early warning of enemy fighters beneath the aircraft.

The transmitter/receiver TR3191 and the Indicator Unit 182A were situated in the Wireless Operator’s station.