radar blip

radar blip

A generic term meaning variously a radar echo or radar response from an aircraft (ICAO). See echo.
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About 10 minutes later, the Caap air controller's radar blip showed the aircraft at 16 nautical miles south of San Jose.
The air force took no action, saying the radar blip was not considered a security threat.
The weapons officer of the Vincennes saw a radar blip headed straight toward his ship, and made a horrible mistake.
They told their Malaysian counterparts the "radar blip" had disappeared at a navigation point called BITOD about half way between Malaysia and Vietnam.
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A radar blip or a dark and dusty museum; it's up to us to choose the eventual metaphor.
Thanks to its marketing ability, Tempur-Pedic has transformed the specialty-mattress category from a radar blip into the fastest-growing segment of the business.
But, with a radar blip, TACAN lock, and three hours of gas, what was the hurry?
US FIGHTER jets were scrambled and the White House was evacuated yesterday after a radar blip caused pandemonium.
It took analysts 12 minutes to identify the radar blip as harmless and order a stand-down of defences.
It may be a statistical anomaly, but it also may be an early radar blip in support of the theory that in a world where knowledge is beginning to outpace assembly machines as the most important kind of capital, the companies that can assemble and keep together teams of the brightest, best-trained people will outperform in the long run.

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