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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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 31, 2017-Laufer Wind operates first aircraft detection lighting system on US wind farm
The new frigate will offer cutting-edge performance for submarine warfare, an unprecedented aircraft detection capability and strengthened air-surface warfare capacities; a multi-mission foundation to which capacities responding to new threats such as asymmetric warfare or cyber-defence will also be added.
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.
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.
Recent deployments have seen CRCs filling the role of aircraft detection, air refueling, airspace traffic deconfliction, and relaying their air picture to the Air Operations Center.
As world unrest increased during the 1930s, several countries started efforts to use radio echoes for aircraft detection.
This contract, awarded in 2009, included the implementation of Mode S secondary radars, the most advanced technology offering the greatest precision for aircraft detection and identification.

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