The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a term used to signify the methods and techniques for measuring distances and determining the coordinates of mobile and fixed objects or points in geodetic work by using radio equipment, such as range only radar and radio geodetic systems.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.