air search radar


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Noun1.air search radar - a shipboard radar that searches for aircraftair search radar - a shipboard radar that searches for aircraft
naval radar - naval equipment consisting of a shipboard radar
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The squadron, which is based in Yuma, Arizona, brought its AN/TPS-59 air search radar system to the exercise.
MH17 was flying at an altitude of 32,000 feet at a speed of 500 knots and if it was downed by surface-to-air missiles, then this missile must have speed, acquisition ability, big war head, air search radar, fire control radar and trained crew.....
With a COGAG-based propulsion plant centred on Zorya and Mashproekt supplying two DS-71 cruise gas turbines and two DT59 boost gas turbines to offer a maximum speed of 32 knots, these frigates boast a combat system the heart of which is a Trebovaniye-M combat information and control platform managing a sensors/armament suite including a Fregat M2EM air search radar, 3Ts-25E surface search and navigation radars, together with a number of fire control systems for both gun and missiles, in addition to a TK-25E-5 EW suite with ESM/ECM and decoy launchers, and an ASW package.
The FPS-117 long range air search radar that forms the backbone of NORAD's North Warning System, in contrast costs between $5.8 and $22 million.
The air search radar interfered with the satellite communications system.