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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Centennial, Colorado, USA) and Plextek Limited (Great Chesterford, England) announced today that they have combined their market leading thermal imaging and ground surveillance radar products to target the VIP protection market.
In Israel Elisra, which recently became fully owned by Elbit Systems, has recently unveiled its new Foxtrack portable ground surveillance radar system.
Mark Radford, director of the Blighter Group, said: "The Blighter radar is the only ground radar system on the market that can provide this modular plug and play capability - other ground surveillance radars are marketed in fixed man detection range steps, typically 'man at 5km or 10km or 15km'.
When combined with lightweight ground surveillance radars, thermal imaging systems make it almost impossible for an opponent to use the night or bad weather as a shield.
Some manufacturers offer small ground surveillance radars specifically designed for anti-intruder operations.
Linthicum-based Northrop Grumman declared that it has secured a contract worth $70 million for the updation of the Air Force's ground surveillance radar program, JSTARS.
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.
For example, the Block 40 UAS platforms for the AGS program will utilize the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP) ground surveillance radar sensor which uses active electronically scanned array (AESA) technology using compound semiconductors, like gallium arsenide (GaAs).
The partners will deliver next-generation radomes to companies including initial customer Pro Patria Electronics for its PGSR-3iFT Beagle tower-mounted ground surveillance radar.
com) electronic-scanning ground surveillance radar system, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with South Korean firm Nuriplan Co.
The Polish Army would even receive 27 Rosomak R-1 armoured reconnaissance vehicles, featuring ground surveillance radar sets; 61 R-2 armoured reconnaissance vehicles; 33 Rosomak-WRT engineering reconnaissance vehicles; 17 Rosomak-WPT engineering vehicles; 11 Rosomak-RSK NBC reconnaissance vehicles; and 12 air defence command vehicles.
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