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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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 AN/FPS-117 is the world's most successful 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.
Side scan sonar, a form of three-dimensional radar, was used to search the base of the dam and the adjacent reservoir, which measures 114 feet deep.
Three-dimensional radar portraits of moisture, vegetation, and elevation patterns at Angkor were taken in late 1996 from a NASA aircraft.

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