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stiletto

[stə′led·ō]
(electronics)
An advanced electronic subsystem contained in United States strike aircraft type F-4D for detection, identification, and location of ground-based radars; the location of radar targets is determined by direction finding and passive ranging techniques; it is used for the delivery of guided and unguided weapons against the target radars under all weather conditions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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