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2014-10-17 23:00:54

US airports can now lease DeTect’s proven avian radar system to reduce bird-aircraft strikes and improve flight safety. Panama City, Florida (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 DeTect, Inc. (http://www.detect-inc.com) today announced that through a partnership with a major national leasing firm DeTect can offer competitive operating lease and lease-purchase financing to US airports for its MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system that includes the system, delivery, installation,...

2014-10-17 12:33:52

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4npvcq/lidar_market) has announced the addition of the "LiDAR Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4npvcq/lidar_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is a...

2014-10-16 08:21:41

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab has been selected by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deploy Advanced - Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at five airports in India. The Saab A-SMGCS will enhance situational awareness and runway safety at these growing airports. Saab will be deploying its A3000 A-SMGCS, Saab multilateration and SR-3 Surface Movement Radars (SMR) to Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Guwahati,...

2014-10-16 08:21:35

Scholarship program invites students to share their enthusiasm for math WALTHAM, Mass., Oct 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is calling for submissions to its 2014-15 MathMovesU® Middle School Scholarship and Grant Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the world around them. Student submissions will be evaluated on creativity, originality, time commitment and the use...

2014-10-16 08:21:33

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $49.5 million contract for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles (AGM-65E2/L). The Navy also intends to exercise a contract option to purchase additional units bringing the total contract value to $54.9 million. The Maverick weapon system, a U.S. Air Force (USAF)-led joint service program, is a forward firing, precision-guided, close air support missile. Maverick is effective...

2014-10-15 23:10:38

ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTradar.com), designer and manufacturer of the world’s best performing radar & laser detectors, will be demonstrating the new PASSPORT® and PASSPORT Max2™ radar detectors featuring built-in Bluetooth® connectivity, in New York City this week. The Bluetooth technology provides connection to the highly awarded ESCORT Live™ social network ticket protection app. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 ESCORT Exhibits New Bluetooth Equipped Radar...

2014-10-14 16:21:17

Applications accepted starting Veterans Day WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Student Veterans of America (SVA), will provide two Army student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program making its debut at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152134 Named the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for the company's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, the program...

2014-10-14 16:21:13

Benefits include common EW operating picture, improved decision-making, synchronized operations EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has directed Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to resume work on an Electronic Warfare planning management software program that for the first time will give it automated tools to help plan and execute complex electronic warfare missions. The program restart follows a ruling by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which denied the...

2014-10-14 16:20:43

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Peter Beange as regional director of Commercial Operations, Europe, in a move aimed at further strengthening the company's U.K. and Europe organisation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this news release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=28353. In this new London-based position he...

2014-10-14 08:21:07

Innovation leverages previous investments to bring wearable computers and intelligence to the tactical edge WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled its wearable computing Intel-Ops solution at the AUSA 2014 Meeting and Exposition. The new technology merges its proven, wearable computer system with situational awareness capabilities to create an enhanced real-time view of the battlefield for commanders and their troops. The new Intelligence and...


Latest Radar Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 18:22:54

A radar altimeter measures altitude above the terrain beneath an aircraft as opposed to a barometric altimeter which provides the distance above a pre-determined datum, usually sea level. Radar is the underpinning principle of the system. Radio waves that are reflected back from the ground are timed in order to calculate speed, distance, and time which are related to the each other and can be used to calculate the distance from one point to another. Lloyd Espenschied invented the radar...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Doppler Effect -- The Doppler effect is the apparent change in frequency or wavelength of a wave that is perceived by an observer moving relative to the source of the waves. For waves, such as sound waves, that propagate in a wave medium, the velocity of the observer and the source are reckoned relative to the medium in which the waves are transmitted. The total Doppler effect may therefore result from both motion of the source and motion of the observer. Each of these effects is analyzed...

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