surface-movement radar

surface-movement radar

Radars installed at major airports to provide a very precise radar picture of traffic on the aerodrome surface. They are used in poor visibility to control the movement of traffic in aprons, taxiways, and runways. Their maximum range is approximately 2.5 NM.
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To address this need, the Raytheon Air Traffic Control Business in Lexington, MA, has developed advanced surface-movement radar (ASMR) capable of locating objects as small as 1 [m.
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