radar triangulation

radar triangulation

[′rā‚där trī‚aŋ·gyə′lā·shən]
(engineering)
A radar system of locating targets, usually aircraft, in which two or more separate radars are employed to measure range only; the target is located by automatic trigonometric solution of the triangle composed of a pair of radars and the target in which all three sides are known.
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