terrain-following radar


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terrain-following radar

[tə′rān ¦fäl·ə·wiŋ ′rā‚där]
(navigation)
Airborne radar which provides a display of terrain ahead of a low-flying aircraft to permit manual control, or signals for automatic control, to maintain constant altitude above the ground.
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Even though we can equip the drone with an FPV camera and terrain-following radar to assist with the flying, it is still not the most effective for plants growing high on the hillside,' he said.
It can carry out such roles in any weather using a wide range of weapons and sensors, including a terrain-following radar.
LANTIRN navigation pods provide low-level navigation with terrain-following radar on international F-15 and F-16 aircraft.
LANTIRN ER pods operate day or night, providing low-level navigation with terrain-following radar on international F-15 and F-16 aircraft.
Military aircraft can augment navigational sensors (radio beacons, air control radars, or differential GPS) with dedicated on-board sensors (inertial navigation systems, terrain-following radar) to provide very accurate positional information.
It is capable of supersonic speeds at low level and is equipped with terrain-following radar and laser-designators for guided weapons.
The article highlighted that "78 different types of military equipment including Land Rovers, tank recovery vehicles, terrain-following radar and spare tank parts that were in the process of being sold".
It is capable of low-level supersonic flight and can fly automatically at low level using terrain-following radar. It has full night vision capability.
The LANTIRN's terrain-following radar enabled pilots to maneuver and conduct surveillance at low altitudes during day and night missions.
LANTIRN is a terrain-following radar that enables pilots to maneuver and perfom surveillance at low altitudes day or night.
The aircraft can fly automatically at low level using terrain-following radar when poor weather prevents visual flight.
The Special Operations Osprey integrates terrain-following radar, advanced radar and infrared countermeasures, and secure digital communications for the crew up front and SOF team in back.