three-dimensional radar

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Noun1.three-dimensional radar - radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a targetthree-dimensional radar - radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
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 project consists of two radar systems - a primary three-dimensional radar that scans the airspace and identifies flying objects within 100 nautical miles, and one that is capable of monitoring and the movement of aircraft within 250 nautical miles from the airport.
Hall, "Near-field three-dimensional radar imaging techniques and applications," Applied Optics, vol.
The vertical grid spacing of the three-dimensional radar reflectivity field is irregular, and ranges from 0.25 km near Earths surface to 1 km at 20 km above mean sea level (MSL).
To this end, the front of the hull can accommodate either a 76-mm weapon or a small calibre gun, with the vessel's integrated mast able to carry either a two- or three-dimensional radar.
"The three-dimensional radar is primarily designed to address two issues: providing a safe approach by identifying intervening terrain or obstacles on the final approach and providing information about potential hazards or runway incursions," said Air Force Maj.

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