radar homing


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radar homing

[′rā‚där ‚hōm·iŋ]
(engineering)
Homing in which a missile-borne radar locks onto a target and guides the missile to that target.
(navigation)
Homing on the source of a radar beam.
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Variants include the PL-12C adapted for internal carriage in the J-20, the slightly improved SD-10A offering a longer range of up to 53.9nm (100km), and a possible version with a dual-mode seeker performing active and passive radar homing. A ramjet-powered version (reputedly designated PL-12D) is also under development.
The SPADA-2000 employs the Aspide-2000 SAM which has an intercept range in excess of 13.4nm, a high supersonic speed and Semi-Active Radar Homing (SARH).
Recently, the museum acquired the APR-38 radar homing and warning receiver system used on the F-4G Wild Weasel aircraft and an ALE-38 bulk chaff dispenser pod.
In active radar homing, the weapon transmits energy, thus warning the target.
Vympel is reportedly developing an infrared-homing RVV-TE and a passive radar homing RVV-PE.
The RNEWS simulates engagements between anti-ship/anti-aircraft radar homing missiles and the target in an EW engagement.
The Hawk is a semi-active radar homing missile launched from a wheeled trailer.
Airborne systems in the inventory include the GEC-MDS Sky Shadow radar jamming pod, GEC-MDS radar homing and warning receiver (RHAW), CelsiusTech BOZ 100 series C/IRDF dispenser and the BAe ALARM antiradiation missile on the country's 96 (48 currently on order) IDS Tornado aircraft.
The F-4G's APR-47 Radar Homing and Warning System (RHAWS) technology is adequate for most purposes.
Similar in general appearance to the US Navy's Terrier/Standard, this rocket-powered missile retains semi-active radar homing, but is based on an ECM-resistant monopulse seeker.