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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The new system aims to improve air surveillance due to the expected pressure on air travel during the summer, which may witness about 1 million tourists visiting Russia as the country hosts the most important sports event of 2018.
Saabs radar upgrading approach is a proven and effective way to extend the service life of existing air surveillance radars.
Integrated in the Baltic Air Surveillance Network (BALTNET), the DCRC was a part of the NATO Air Command and Control system.
The GM400s will boost Kazakhstan's air defense capabilities, giving the Kazakh Air Force the ability to detect a broad array of threats from low to high altitude and thus assure extended air surveillance over its territory.
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.
Today (yesterday) we are sending air surveillance to assess the damage on the Cambrian coast line.
He further said that the recent induction of P81 Boeings has ushered in a new era for Navy's air surveillance, and standoff attack capabilities "With recent induction of Hawk AJTs, naval aviation is undergoing a qualitative transformation,' he added.
The capital's streets are being closely monitored, Al Harithi reminded youngsters who are most commonly seen committing such illegal acts, and the Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing is conducting air surveillance using infrared and night vision cameras.
The French Marine National's Cassard air defence frigate is set to be upgraded with a new Thales Smart-S air surveillance radar to replace its legacy Thomson-CSF (now Thales) DRBJ-11B radar, which has become obsolete.
Colonel Petr Milcicky, Head of the Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Section of the Czech Armed Forces stated that, “The selection of VERA-NG for our available equipment catalog recognizes the level of capability and reliability we have experienced with this essential part of our air surveillance system.
The Giraffe AMB multi-mission radar system detects enemy threats from rocket, artillery and mortar attacks while simultaneously conducting air surveillance.
Tuna fishing is very closely monitored by the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA), together with the member states and the European Commission, in the framework of a joint deployment plan that combines inspections at sea, air surveillance, electronic monitoring and control and cross-linking of data.