conformal array


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conformal array

[kən′fȯr·məl ə′rā]
(electronics)
A circular, cylindrical, hemispherical, or other shaped array of electronically switched antennas; provides the special radiation patterns required for Tacan, IFF, and other air navigation, radar, and missile control applications.
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The Defense Department Thursday the company will produce two AN/BQQ-25 low cost conformal arrays and associated outboard electronic canisters and spare parts.
Navy to produce and support Low Cost Conformal Arrays (LCCAs) for use aboard submarines.
minimising the impact on the preliminary DD-21 hull-design by studies focused on variable-depth sonar, multiple towed bodies and conformal arrays.