gun-laying radar

gun-laying radar

[′gən ‚lā·iŋ ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar equipment specifically designed to determine range, azimuth, and elevation of a target and sometimes also to automatically aim and fire antiaircraft artillery or other guns.
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The CF-100 Mk 4 replaced the smooth nose of its predecessors with a more bulbous one housing a Hughes MG-2 fire control system and PG-40 airborne gun-laying radar in place of the Mark 3's APG-33.
As the radar-countermeasures officer for the 15th AF, I was involved in developing some procedures and equipment to confuse the German Wurzburg gun-laying radar so it wouldn't be accurate.
There were at least two good reasons why this would be the best place to do it -- the most important being that the chaff loaded into our -D2 was for self-protection against a possible lock-on by the gun-laying radar of a MiG, and I certainly didn't wan t to deplete it before we were homeward bound.