gap filler radar


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gap filler radar

A radar used to supplement the coverage of the principal radar in areas where coverage is inadequate.
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The fate of a majority of the country's gap filler radar facilities came not long after the Cuban Missile Crisis ended.
Michigan's gap filler radar stations were stationed south of the Pinetree Line.
Caption: A sketch rendering of the FPS-18 Gap Filler Radar, which was the model located in Shelby during the Cuban Missile Crisis.