radar unit

radar unit

That element of an air traffic services unit which uses radar equipment to provide one or more services (ICAO). In military terminology, it means a unit equipped with radar. The function of this radar could be surveillance, guidance, or provision of air traffic services.
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In a study at the Research Institute for Aging, the radar unit was mounted to the ceiling over the bed of more than 50 volunteers as they slept normally in a model long-term care apartment.
31-14-2 ("Prima facie limits"), that ruling should be affirmed based on evidence from a Smithfield police officer about a radar unit.
This also allows the radar unit to detect the speed based on the increasing shift in frequency as cars come near the poles.
The tower is responsible from when the aircraft calls for start until after it is airborne and transferred to the relevant radar unit.
"The US Radar Q5C unit is going to give contractors and municipalities that never considered buying their own radar unit the chance to put ground-penetrating radar to work in their public works, environmental and utility locating efforts," said Ron LaBarca, president, US Radar Inc.
ROYAL Navy officials have admitted losing a PS500,000 radar unit from a PS1billion destroyer.
The Royal Navy have admitted losing a PS500,000 radar unit from a PS1billion destroyer.
Passengers would face lengthy delays if a radar unit or other equipment broke down at a major US airport because no one is on duty to fix it, Paul Rinaldi, president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), told Reuters news agency.
Five tenders for the supply of (a) fire fighting equipment & tools, (b) six single cabin pickups equipped with mobile fire extinguishers, (c) two motorcycles duly equipped for traffic work, (d) traffic related equipment & tools, also (e) one modern radar unit with color printer.
The system consists of a front-facing camera incorporated into the rear-view mirror, a wide-field radar unit mounted into the grille, and an automated control system.
The radar unit's wide-area surveillance capabilities are supported by Navtech Radar's back office processing and control system, 'witness'.