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precision approach

An approach in which range, azimuth, and glide slope information are provided to the pilot. See also final approach; nonprecision approach.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI) A contract for installation and commissioning of nine Precision Approach Radars (PARs) was concluded on Monday between Defence Ministry and Data Pattern (India) Pvt Ltd at a cost of Rs 380 crores under 'Buy Indian' category.
I say "precision-like" approaches because the only true precision approach available to us is the ILS with a groundbased glideslope transmitter.
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* For a precision approach procedure (ILS, GCA): Ceiling 600 feet and visibility of two statute miles.
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The company was recently awarded a $255 million contract to complete its next-generation joint precision approach and landing system (JPALS).
But Budiongan said the new airport would soon be able to take in flights or send one even if it was pitchdark, with the installation of the ILS and other pieces of equipment, including a VHF omnidirectional radio range (VOR); the Distance Measuring Equipment (DME); the Meteorological Observing System; Precision Approach Lighting SystemCategory 1; and the Precision Approach Path Indicator.

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