gap-filler radar

gap-filler radar

[′gap ‚fil·ər ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar used to fill gaps in radar coverage of other radar.

gap-filler radar

gap-filler radar
Radar used to supplement the coverage of the principal radar(s) in areas with breaks in the coverage.
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The mountainous terrain and limited infrastructure around Juneau's airport make existing long range radar ineffective below 10,000 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL), and the deployment of additional gap-filler radar systems is financially impractical.
The editors make good use of individual contributors' expertise in covering the history of bistatic and multistatic radar systems, Fluttar distant early warning (DEW)-line gap-filler radar, missile attack warning applications, planetary exploration, air surveillance, ionospheric measurements and wind measurements.