gap-filler radar

gap-filler radar

[′gap ‚fil·ər ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar used to fill gaps in radar coverage of other radar.
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gap-filler radar

gap-filler radar
Radar used to supplement the coverage of the principal radar(s) in areas with breaks in the coverage.
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