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radar

Definition/Scope: A radio detection device that provides information on range, azimuth and/or elevation of objects. (2) An acronym formed from radio detection and ranging; developed just before WWII (by scientists on both sides of that conflict, although much credit belongs to the British scientist Robert Watson-Watt).



Used For:

radio detection and ranging

Broader Terms:

Iron Fist Active Protection System

Narrower Terms:

AN/APS-137B(V)5
Electronic Counter-CounterMeasures
Line of Sight communication
radar, by function*
radar, by type*

Related Terms:

AN/MPQ-65
AN/MPQ-65 Radar set
anti-air Warfare
hard-kill
navigation instruments
noise (radar)
radar scattering
soft-kill


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