airborne control system

airborne control system

[′er‚bȯrn kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(geodesy)
A survey system for fourth-order horizontal and vertical control surveys involving electromagnetic distance measurements and horizontal and vertical measurements from two or more known positions to a helicopter hovering over the unknown position. Also known as ABC system.
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s Electron Devices Division a $20 million contract to repair power amplifiers used in the Advanced Warning Airborne Control System radar.
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