ground surveillance radar


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ground surveillance radar

[′grau̇nd sər‚vā·ləns ‚rā‚där]
(engineering)
A surveillance radar operated at a fixed point on the earth's surface for observation and control of the position of aircraft or other vehicles in the vicinity.
A radar system capable of detecting objects on the ground from points on the ground.
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Our tower-mounted ground surveillance radar faces tough, unrelenting challenges in the field, said Miki Kohen, technical director of Pro Patria Electronics.
Finmeccanica's American subsidiary is providing the latest Manportable Surveillance and Targeting Acquisition Radar (MSTAR) version of Thales's ground surveillance radar, sold worldwide including to Australia, Canada, Columbia and Poland.
The ground surveillance radar provides a detection range of 2,7 km for a man and 4.
This system's platform is a modified Global Express airframe carrying a multimode ground surveillance radar (GSR) capable of both ground MTI and SAR imagery.
Combination of the Blighter B202 Mk 2 portable ground surveillance radar and Liteye's Aquila PTZ thermal surveillance system provides a virtual fortress around VIPs
Northrop Grumman is also the prime contractor for the NATO AGS system and will provide and initially maintain five Block 40 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft equipped with an advanced ground surveillance radar sensor - the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Programme (MP-RTIP), which is capable of detecting and tracking moving objects as well as providing radar imagery of target locations and stationary objects.
For example, the Modular Armoured Reconnaissance and Surveillance Vehicle (Mars-V), produced by the Turkish company Aselsan, teams a ground surveillance radar second-generation thermal imager and a daylight television system.
CAMBRIDGE, England -- The reach of the market leading Blighter[R] B400 series electronic-scanning ground surveillance radar system (www.
We believe the combination of our low cost Blighter e-scan ground surveillance radar with Liteye's rugged, low profile, three camera system is a compelling solution for many security applications, in particular for commercial airports and the homeland security market.
The contract is intended to provide for the purchase and initial operation and maintenance of five Block 40 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft equipped with an advanced ground surveillance radar sensor -- the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP).
For long range detection of ground forces there is the airborne Astor (Airborne Stand-Off Radar) ground surveillance radar, which complements traditional aerial reconnaissance assets in both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.
Before now, small airports could not afford to put in Ground Surveillance Radar systems like the ASDE-3 that runs between 10 to 12 million dollars.
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