Investigators are poring over the flight profile to determine if it had flown low and used "terrain masking" during most of the eight hours it was missing from the radar coverage
of possibly at least three countries.
The source added that it was believed unlikely the plane flew for any length of time over India because that country has strong air defence and radar coverage
and that should have allowed authorities there to see the plane and intercept it.
One night started out like more of the same: providing eyes in the sky and radar coverage
of the operating area.
According to Saab, Nav Portugal will use the WAM surveillance data to complement existing radar coverage
of flights in the Lisbon Vectoring Area, with enhanced coverage of low flying aircraft.
WITH large blobs of red signifying heavy rain obscuring parts of County Kildare on Met Eireann's radar coverage
yesterday afternoon, it seems unlikely that today's meeting at Punchestown will survive an early-morning inspection.
The US has been working with Gulf states on a bilateral basis, not as a group, to boost the range of radar coverage
and related capabilities across the Gulf for the earliest possible defence against any missiles fired by Iran.
The Airbus A330-200 disappeared mid-ocean, beyond radar coverage
and in darkness.
Nigeria has tried to redeem its aviation image in recent years, saying it now has full radar coverage
of the entire country.
Operators in the Gulf Coast will experience the immediate benefits, as there is currently no radar coverage
Bill Tempany, the company chief executive officer, said, 'AFIRS' features benefit all airlines though are especially valuable to airlines that fly international routes over remote regions with no radar coverage
US helicopters entered Pakistani airspace making use of blind spots in the radar coverage
due to hilly terrain.
Ahmad Miqani, commander of the Khatam ol-Anbia air defense base, said work is under way to widen the country's radar coverage