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ground-controlled approach radar
ground-controlled approach radar[′grau̇nd kən‚trōld ə‚prōch ′rā‚där]
A ground radar system providing information by which aircraft approaches may be directed by radio communications. Abbreviated GCA radar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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mobile ground-controlled approach radar
systems were integral precision landing equipment for air traffic controllers during World War II and into the 19505.
Military Ground-Controlled Approach Radar
and TRACONs will provide service to civilian aircraft.