ground surveillance radar


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ground surveillance radar

[′grau̇nd sər‚vā·ləns ‚rā‚där]
(engineering)
A surveillance radar operated at a fixed point on the earth's surface for observation and control of the position of aircraft or other vehicles in the vicinity.
A radar system capable of detecting objects on the ground from points on the ground.
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In Israel Elisra, which recently became fully owned by Elbit Systems, has recently unveiled its new Foxtrack portable ground surveillance radar system.
When combined with lightweight ground surveillance radars, thermal imaging systems make it almost impossible for an opponent to use the night or bad weather as a shield.
Some manufacturers offer small ground surveillance radars specifically designed for anti-intruder operations.
Linthicum-based Northrop Grumman declared that it has secured a contract worth $70 million for the updation of the Air Force's ground surveillance radar program, JSTARS.
For long range detection of ground forces there is the airborne Astor (Airborne Stand-Off Radar) ground surveillance radar, which complements traditional aerial reconnaissance assets in both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.
The partners will deliver next-generation radomes to companies including initial customer Pro Patria Electronics for its PGSR-3iFT Beagle tower-mounted ground surveillance radar.
The Polish Army would even receive 27 Rosomak R-1 armoured reconnaissance vehicles, featuring ground surveillance radar sets; 61 R-2 armoured reconnaissance vehicles; 33 Rosomak-WRT engineering reconnaissance vehicles; 17 Rosomak-WPT engineering vehicles; 11 Rosomak-RSK NBC reconnaissance vehicles; and 12 air defence command vehicles.
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