airborne radar

airborne radar

[′er‚bȯrn ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar equipment carried by aircraft to assist in navigation by pilotage, to determine drift, and to locate weather disturbances; a very important use is locating other aircraft either for avoidance or attack.

airborne radar

A radar on board aircraft. This may be an air-interception radar normally fitted on combat aircraft. This may also be an early warning radar as fitted on AEW (airborne early warning) or AWACS (airborne warning and control system) aircraft, but it does not include weather radar fitted on aircraft.
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Cambridge Pixel's radar technology is used in naval, air traffic control, vessel traffic, commercial shipping, security, surveillance and airborne radar applications.
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3 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance, OpenVPX digital signal processing modules and supporting professional services for a manned airborne radar application.
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1 million contract for an airborne radar mapping services solution.
I remain mystified why Swansea, so badly bombed, never celebrates the boy from Cockett, Dr Edward (Eddie or Taffy) Bowen who rightly was responsible for airborne radar.
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8m to provide an airborne radar mapping services solution.
Since then, costs have increased by 150 per cent, we virtually gave away our Harrier jump jets and forgot the new ships would need an airborne radar system.
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As in the past, the company is accomplishing the elevation mapping using its GeoSAR airborne radar mapping system.

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