radar dome


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radar dome

[′rā‚där ‚dōm]
(engineering)
Weatherproof cover for a primary radiating element of a radar or radio device which is transparent to radio-frequency energy, and which permits active operation of the radiating element, including mechanical rotation or other movement as applicable.
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Above were the white radar domes, and away from the buildings the two black monoliths of the radar reflectors facing north.
The godwit's amazing endurance was first uncovered when some birds flew into radar domes in Alaska and were found to contain extremely high levels of fat, which puzzled local ornithologists.
Clear like glass, lightweight and shatter resistant, they imagined fitting it to gun turrets, radar domes and protective canopies.
Nato claims to have hit a special forces base in Kosovo causing many casualties, and said that the Tito barracks on the edge of Pristina was also hit, along with radar domes and communications systems.
Spectra Shield is being used as protective panels on the C-130 aircraft, helicopters and protective radar domes. "Rigid Spectra Shield along with our vests were in action throughout Desert Storm," he added.
The chief of the air staff initially allowed women to serve in radar units within the Pinetree Line, and it was beneath radar domes on remote bases that thousands of young women would distinguish themselves as fighter control operators throughout the Cold War.
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