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over-the-horizon radar
A radar system that makes use of the atmospheric reflection and refraction phenomena to extend its range of detection beyond line of sight. Over-the-horizon radars may be either forward scatter or backscatter systems. [JP 1-02]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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