height-finder radar

height-finder radar

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One that indicates the precise height of a target. It has a multilobe beam nodding aerial. Most modern radars are 3-D (three-dimensional) and have a height-finding function built into them.
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In another theory making the rounds along these lines, sources said that if the SA-6 operators were clever, they may have gleaned some targeting information from their Long Track tactical early warning radar and their Thin Skin nodding height-finder radar.