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phased array

[fāzd]
an array transducer assembly that has very thin rectangular elements arranged side by side. It relies on electronic beam steering to sweep sound beams over a sector-shaped scanned region. Beam steering is done by using electronic time delays in the transmitting and receiving circuits.
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They watched the storms out the window and on the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar along with the area Terminal Doppler Weather Radar and the NWS NEXRAD.
General Procurement Notice For Provision Of Engineering Services And Scheduled Sustainment Of The Solid State Phased Array Radar at RAF Fylingdales.
Last week, Iran released the first images of 'Asr' phased array radar mounted on Jamaran destroyer after two months of operational tests in the Gulf of Aden.
4 M contract covering the supply of its RACE++[TM] PowerStream[TM] MP-510 systems for use in the Alenia Marconi Systems European Multifunction Phased Array Radar (EMPAR).
Tajima continued, "Although both of these amplifiers are designed for a phased array radar system for an unmanned aerial system (UAS), where efficiency and size are optimized, the amplifiers are well suited for other applications within the defense market space.
The second winning team is based at RAF Fylingdales in Yorkshire, where Sercos Solid State Phased Array Radar (SSPAR) contract team, who support the RAF achieved its 22nd year of continuous Gold Awards, and its 8th Order of Distinction.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran released the first images of 'Asr' phased array radar mounted on its home-made Jamaran destroyer after two months of operational tests in the Gulf of Aden.
The Sachsen is the first German ship equipped with the Thales Nederland (Hengels, the Netherlands) Active Phased Array Radar (APAR) and long-range (more than 400 km) SMART-L search radar.
Raytheon Naval and Maritime Integration Systems (Portsmouth, Rhode Island) and Thales Naval Nederland (Hengelo, the Netherlands) have been asked by the NATO SeaSparrow Surface Missile System Project Office to formulate a system definition approach for a next-generation Self-defence Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) Active Phased Array Radar (SEAPAR).
For instance, BAE Systems provides operations and maintenance for Air Force assets such as the Solid State Phased Array Radar System (SSPARS), the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS), and the Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System (GEODSS) in support of missile warning and space surveillance missions.
Also in September 2013, Iran displayed a new home-made passive phased array radar system for detecting stealth targets and cruise missiles.
Reported to have been key to the concept was successful communication between Arrow's long-range Green Pine L-band radar and Citron Tree fire-control system (Elta Electronics Industries) and Patriot's AN/MPQ-53 phased array radar and AN/MS 0-104 Engagement Control Station (Raytheon Systems).