mapping radar

mapping radar

[′map·iŋ ‚rā‚där]
(navigation)
Radar carried on an aircraft as an aid to navigation, which displays on a cathode-ray tube imagery of the ground in the vicinity of the aircraft.

mapping radar

Radar carried on an aircraft as an aid to navigation, which displays on a cathode-ray tube imagery of the ground in the vicinity of the aircraft. See also ground mapping mod.
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Additional equipment includes an autopilot, communication and satcom radios, APN-241 precision ground mapping radar integration, navigation sensors and surveillance systems including a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) and digital map.
The GR4 can operate in all weather conditions, using Terrain Following Radar (TFR) and Ground Mapping Radar (GMR) to guide the aircraft and identify the target.
The simulator, like the real aircraft, has terrain following/terrain avoidance and ground mapping radar.
Air Force combat controllers as a navigational aid to conduct precise air drops without the use of other external aids, such as global positioning systems (GPS) or ground mapping radar.
They decided that this requirement could be met with the use of a variation of the ground mapping radar using a synthetic aperture antenna, especially because the vehicles of interest moved at a small enough relative velocity to satisfy the phase coherency requirement.
Named radar potentials and limitations, it discusses space applications, radar used in navigation, with a look at the Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS), radar signatures, mapping radars and medical applications.
II-29 Mapping Radars II-29 Primary and Secondary Radars II-29 General Purpose Radars II-29 End-Use Applications - Scope of Coverage II-29 Land Based Surveillance.