airborne radar

airborne radar

[′er‚bȯrn ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar equipment carried by aircraft to assist in navigation by pilotage, to determine drift, and to locate weather disturbances; a very important use is locating other aircraft either for avoidance or attack.

airborne radar

A radar on board aircraft. This may be an air-interception radar normally fitted on combat aircraft. This may also be an early warning radar as fitted on AEW (airborne early warning) or AWACS (airborne warning and control system) aircraft, but it does not include weather radar fitted on aircraft.
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The emergence of the advanced airborne radar is expected to contribute to the market growth during the forecast period.
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1 million contract for an airborne radar mapping services solution.
I remain mystified why Swansea, so badly bombed, never celebrates the boy from Cockett, Dr Edward (Eddie or Taffy) Bowen who rightly was responsible for airborne radar.
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Researchers from the University of Exeter, Newcastle University, the University of Bristol, the University of Edinburgh, the British Antarctic Survey and the University of York, used satellite images and airborne radar measurements to reveal the channels under the ice shelf.
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