early-warning radar


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early-warning radar

[¦ər·lē ‚′wȯr·niŋ ′rā‚där]
(ordnance)
A line of air defense radar units along the perimeter of a defended area to provide the earliest possible warning of approaching aircraft.

early-warning radar

All the radars—including long-, medium-, and short-range and medium- and low-level—that detect and warn of the approach of intruding aircraft and missiles early enough to allow interception as far away from the intended target as possible.
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In which English county is the Fylingdales early-warning radar station situated?
The X-band radar is a self-propelled, floating, mobile active electronically scanned array early-warning radar station that can operate in extreme conditions with high winds and heavy seas.
1996 -- Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Humoud Al-Sabah inaugurated an early-warning radar system to monitor the country's borders.
A new type of armed forces will be created in 2015, the Aerospace Defense Force, by merging two already existing military forces: the Air Force and Space Force," Gerasimov said, as Russia continues developing a reliable space echelon of the early-warning radar system to detect missile launches.
Noting that the early-warning radar station established about two years ago in KE-recik, Malatya, serves, despite Erdoy-an's remarks to the contrary, Israeli interests, Kylycdaroy-lu said, "All kind of information is being transferred [from radar in KE-recik] there [to Israel].
military to manage and maintain the country's long-range early-warning radar system to for the system to operate normally.
and Japanese officials said Thursday they will position a second early-warning radar in Japan within the next year and deploy new long-range surveillance drones to help monitor disputed islands in the East China Sea by next spring, moves that may well raise tensions again with China.
Summary: Tokyo: Tokyo and Washington plan to install a US early-warning radar system at a coastal .
Pentagon officials said the core of the new anti-missile shield would be a powerful early-warning radar, known as an X-Band, located on a southern Japanese island, The Telegraph reports.
Moreover, Russia is building a new early-warning radar, Voronezh-M, in Mishelevka (Podvig 2011).
On Tuesday Medvedev opened a new Russian early-warning radar in the Kaliningrad enclave between Poland and Lithuania and said: ''When they tell us -- 'It's not against you' -- I would like to say the following: 'Dear friends, the radar launched today isn't against you either.
The incident became public at a time of threatening statements from top Iranian civilian and military leaders assailing Turkey for agreeing to host NATO's early-warning radar system on its soil, warning of unspecified consequences.