airborne-intercept radar

airborne-intercept radar (AI radar)

Radar carried aboard an interceptor to search, track, and provide an aiming solution for the launch of missiles and/or the firing of guns on the enemy aircraft.
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A typical antenna for an airborne-intercept radar in acquisition mode has a raster scan.

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