omnidirectional radio range


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omnidirectional radio range

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Noun1.omnidirectional radio range - a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing
navigational system - a system that provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft
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He used the opportunity to hint on the ongoing effort by the agency to embark on the modernisation of airspace infrastructure through the Installation of Instrument Landing System (ILS), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Doppler Very High Frequency Omnidirectional radio Range (DVOR) and Wide Area Multi-Lateration (WAM) for low flying aircraft surveillance and control, even as he revealed that Installation of ILS/DME and DVOR/DME was ongoing in 12 airport locations while Category III ILS will be completed in Abuja and Lagos before the end of the year.
Thales's Doppler-VOR VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range system is particularly well suited to operatingunder demanding conditions and terrain.
Furthermore, the company's VHF omnidirectional radio range (VOR) and DME will provide navigation equipment for various airports, for both en-route and terminal area guidance.