tail-warning radar


tail-warning radar
A radar system installed on military aircraft to warn the pilot of an aircraft approaching from the rear. These are now being replaced by advanced or passive radar-warning receivers, which indicate the presence of aircraft all around the aircraft. See radar-warning receiver.

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