Primary surveillance radar

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Term primary surveillance radar
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secondary surveillance radar (SSR)

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PSR

Definition

1. A surveillance radar system which uses reflected radio signals.

2. A radar which detects presence of a target based on reflected radar energy from that target.

Definition Source

1. ICAO, Official definition, PANS-ATM Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Air Traffic Management [Doc 4444] 2001, 14th ed., Chap. 1

2. EUROCONTROL (1997) doc. "Radar Sensor Performance Analysis" SUR.ET1.ST03.1000-STD-01-01 [1]

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