early warning radar

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Noun1.early warning radar - a radar that is part of an early warning system
early warning system - a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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The Obama administration's European initiatives have been embraced by NATO and are being put into place after formal negotiations with countries which will host early warning radars, ground-based interceptors and war-ships equipped to track ballistic missiles and shoot them down.
Also on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said it has placed a new Voronezh-M long-range missile early warning radar station on duty in the Irkutsk region, which is the fourth new-generation station that has joined service in Russia in the past several years.
US-Taiwan BMD cooperation includes the PAC-3 system and the PAVE PAWS early warning radar.
Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Selcuk Unal said, "The early warning radar system allocated by the United States to NATO will be deployed in our country.
The declaration comes just weeks after Turkey said it would host a NATO early warning radar system, which will help spot missile threats from outside Europe, including potentially from Iran.
Sherwood-Randall said Obama thanked Erdogan for a decision to install an early warning radar system on Turkish soil as part of a NATO missile defense shield.
Summary: An early warning radar will be stationed in Turkey's southeast as part of NATO's missile defense system, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.
It is anticipated that the early warning radar system allocated by the United States for NATO will be deployed in our country," a ministry spokesman said in a statement.
The deployment of the early warning radar which has been allocated by the US to NATO was confirmed during a meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet DavutoAlu and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the two met in Paris on Thursday on the sidelines of a meeting on Libya.
Britain is likely to contribute the early warning radar station at Fylingdales and the data processing centre at Menwith Hill.
Considerations for missile defense and early warning radar designs are also included.

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