air surveillance


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air surveillance

[′er sər′vā·ləns]
(engineering)
Systematic observation of the airspace by visual, electronic, or other means, primarily for identifying all aircraft in that airspace, and determining their movements.

air surveillance

The systematic observation of airspace by electronic, visual, or other means, primarily for the purpose of identifying and determining the movement of aircraft and missiles, friendly or enemy, in the airspace under observation.
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Al-Abadi instructed Baghdad Operations Command to coordinate with the ministry of defense and the Baghdad mayorship to tighten the security measures further, including air surveillance and intelligence, according to a statement by his office.
G/ATOR will provide the US Marine Corps with a single radar type that performs air surveillance, air defence, ground weapon locating and air traffic control missions.
Fallon was earlier at the British base at RAF Akrotiri to discuss the UK expanding its air surveillance over Iraq, Sky News reported.
His Majesty also inspected the air surveillance squadron and was briefed by its commander on surveillance, combat and technical capabilities of the squadron.
"We are delighted to be able to exploit the operational advantages of this radar system, which will give Kazakhstan a long-range air surveillance capability and increase protection of our key assets," said Kazakh Deputy Minister of Defense Okas Saparov.
Squadron Leader Peter Gibb received the award for his work in the planning of the Air Surveillance and Control Systems elements of the Air Security Plan for the London Olympics in 2012.