airport surveillance radar


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airport surveillance radar

Radar normally employed in a terminal area as an aid to approach and departure control. It displays the range and the azimuth of all aircraft around the airport but not the elevation data. The radar also can be used as an instrument approach aid. It is designed for radar coverage up to 60 NM around the airport.
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The ASR-11 DASR is a solid-state airport surveillance radar with primary surveillance coverage to 60 miles and secondary coverage to 120 miles, which can detect up to six levels of weather.
Poland has acquired new Exelis GCA-2020 Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) and Precision Approach Radar (PAR) systems for $76 million.
Royal Canadian Air Force airfields will soon be installed with these latest-technology airport surveillance radars following a recent procurement.
The FMS would comprise associated equipment including ASR-11 airport surveillance radars, ATC automation system with controller consoles, AutoTrac II airfield support and navigation suites, primary search radars and mono-pulse secondary surveillance radars.
Yesterday, the Canadian contracting authority Public Works and Services Canada has selected Cassidian to deliver seven of its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve the flight safety on Canadian airbases and to enhance the integration of military aviation into civil air traffic.

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