air surveillance


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air surveillance

[′er sər′vā·ləns]
(engineering)
Systematic observation of the airspace by visual, electronic, or other means, primarily for identifying all aircraft in that airspace, and determining their movements.

air surveillance

The systematic observation of airspace by electronic, visual, or other means, primarily for the purpose of identifying and determining the movement of aircraft and missiles, friendly or enemy, in the airspace under observation.
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Air surveillance technician, Southeast Air Defense Sector, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.
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Counterclockwise from lower right, they are: Grumman's AF-2 Guardian team of aircraft (1949-1954)--the AF-2W "Guppy" hunter and AF-2S "Scrapper" killer; Lockheed's long-lived (1945-1978) P2V Neptune series, represented by the P2V-7 (P-2H); Lockheed's Constellation-derived PO-2W (WV-2) Warning Star (1954-1976); Grumman's S-2 air surveillance derivative, the WF-2 (E-1B) Tracer, better known as "Willy Fudd" or "Stoof with a Roof" (1957-1973); and Grumman's S2F-1 (S-2A) Tracker or "Stoof," the first carrier-based aircraft to incorporate both hunter and killer capabilities (1952-1977).
Japan gave up pursuit Wednesday morning after the vessels, which were heading in the direction of North Korea, traveled outside Japanese air surveillance.
E-2s are radar-equipped jet planes that conduct air surveillance, feeding target and tracking information to squadrons of fighters.
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Marine Corps operators would have a common hardware solution with the ability to switch between air surveillance, air defense, ground weapon locating, and air traffic control through software when all modes are entirely executed.
Navy to conduct a study that explores the replacement of the SPS-48 and SPS-49 air surveillance radars currently on board U.
On the polling day 50,000 personnel of Pak Army, FC, Rangers, Levies and Police would be deployed in Baluchistan, while air surveillance would also be carried out of the sensitive areas.