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Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System

Definition/Scope: Advanced radar, computer and communications technologies combined to create a surveillance, targeting and battle management system. JSTARS is a Joint Air Force and Army program that provides fixed target, moving target and synthetic aperture radar images on moving and stationary ground targets, slow moving fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and rotating antennas in near real-time under all weather conditions to ground stations modules (GSM) to C2 nodes from the maneuver brigade through echelons ab



Acronym:

J-STARS
JSTARS

Broader Terms:

imaging radar
Joint Tactical Information Distribution System
Theater Air Control System

Narrower Terms:

Joint Tactical Information Distribution System
Multifunction Information Distribution System

Related Terms:

AN/TSQ-132
Common Ground Station
E-8 aircraft
E-8 JSTARS
E-8A JSTARS
E-8B JSTARS
E-8C JSTARS
Forward Air Controller
ground moving target indicator radar
Multifunction Information Distribution System
Naval Surface Fire Support
surveillance
Surveillance Control Data Link
tactical air reconnaissance
targeting
TENCAP


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