fire-control radar


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fire-control radar

[′fīr kən‚trōl ‚rā‚där]
(ordnance)
Radar equipment used in a fire-control system.

fire-control radar

fire-control radar
A radar providing target inputs to a weapon fire-control system. The term applies to surface-to-air weapon systems. Normally, initial target information is obtained from surveillance radar and, thereafter, as it approaches near the radar, it is assigned to fire control radar for tracking and then for “kill.”
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned China on Wednesday over the locking of fire-control radar on a Japanese destroyer in the East China Sea by a Chinese navy vessel in late January, calling it a "dangerous" act that could have led to a "contingency."
Under the modernization program, the system's existing fire-control radar has been replaced by an electro-optical tracking system with a TV camera, a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor, a video tracker, and a laser rangefinder.
Earlier Thursday, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera criticized China's use of fire-control radar on the Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel, saying such action could represent a threat of military force under the U.N.
25, said dialogue with China should not be impeded by a recent incident in which a China warship targeted a fire-control radar at a Japanese destroyer.
The combat system includes the SAAM anti-missile self-defense system, combining an Arabel fire-control radar and Aster 15 missiles.
According to Anna Bergenlid, a Saab representative, the version for the Finish Navy is composed of a fire-control radar, an IR camera, a TV camera, and a laser rangefinder and has a total weight of 800 kg.
The ministry said ship-borne radar of the Chinese vessels "kept normal observation and were on alert," but "fire-control radar was not used" in the Jan.
The Republic of (South) Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has begun flight-testing the AN/APG-67(V)4 multimode fire-control radar of the Lead-In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) version of the T-50 Golden Eagle, a supersonic jet trainer being developed by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) (Seoul, Korea) with Lockheed Martin (Ft.
Furthermore, while the SAMP/T consists of Aster 30 missiles and the Thales Arabel fire-control radar, two versions of PAAMS use two different radar systems.
The total program includes the acquisition of the Longbow fire-control radar, ordnance (including Hellfire missiles), spare parts, training services, and maintenance support.