radar wind system

radar wind system

[′rā‚där ¦wind ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
Apparatus in which radar techniques are used to determine the range, elevation, and azimuth of a balloon-borne target, and hence to compute upper-air wind data.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.