aircraft detection

aircraft detection

[′er‚kraft di′tek·shən]
(engineering)
The sensing and discovery of the presence of aircraft; major techniques include radar, acoustical, and optical methods.
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Laufer Wind has reported the first FAA-approved commercial operation of an Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS) on a US wind farm,.
Aircraft detection from remote sensing images is a type of small target recognition under a wide range.
Laufer Wind said it has demonstrated its aircraft detection sight solution, the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the US.
Richard Klima, spokesman for the Czech Air Navigation Service, said: "We saw random outages of aircraft detection within the system of the so-called secondary radar lasting several tens of seconds and up to several minutes.
Under this contract Mercury will provide embedded computing products and integration services that will enable radar and signal processing for high altitude aircraft detection systems used on commercial aircraft.
It will be reinforced with escort vessels, aviation defence, frigates and submarines, some equipped with cruise missiles, and complemented with support units (aircraft detection and control platforms, in-flight refuelling, search and rescue helicopters, means for logistic and liaison support).
This evolving threat has the potential to significantly challenge the capability for Special Operations Forces (SOF) to achieve tactical surprise through clandestine air mobility due to the increasing technological capability of passive aircraft detection at further distances.
The airport has an ongoing modernisation project under which the ATC tower has been upgraded and new taxiways built, complete with state-of-the-art lighting and microwave-based aircraft detection systems.

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