controlled interception


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controlled interception

An aircraft intercept action wherein the friendly aircraft are controlled from a ground, ship, or airborne station. See also air interception.
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Singleton found himself in the thick of the very earliest stages of ground controlled interception and airborne radar engagements.
In May 1941, Ground Controlled Interception (GCI) radar became operational and was more widely available thereafter.

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