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Radar

Radio Detection and Ranging

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Radar Stadoffs

Personnel 213ft
Fueling 500ft
HERO 302ft

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CDS, DU'S, HUD

Common Display System (6) flat liquid crystal display units. DU
Heads Up Display for use as a supplementary navigation display

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ADF

Automatic Direction Finder, used for routine point to point radio navigation. Used in SAR missions to get a point to an emergency beacon from people in the water.

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TACAN

Tactical Air Navigation, airborne receiver, transponder designed to operate in conjunction with surface stations for navigation purposes.

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INS

Intertial Navigation System, self contained, all weather, worldwide navigation system.

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GPS

Global Positioning System, all weather postioning system that provides the NAV/COMM with a fixed position readout with 5 to 8 meters.

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FMS

Flight Management System, allows the aircrew to use GPS as the primary means of navigation for required navigation performance area navigation operations.

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UHF

Ultra High Frequency, 2 UHF radios

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VHF

Very High Frequency, 2 HF radios

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MINI-DAMA

Miniaturized Demand Assigned Multiple Access, a satellite communications system that supports the exchange of secure battle group coordination data, imagery data and voice comms.

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IFF

Identification Friend or Foe, air traffic control radar beacon that reports codes Identification and altitude signals

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Search Radar

principle airborne surveillance device for observing and detecting surface vessels, sub operations

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ISAR

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar, generates true recognizable two dimesional images of any selected ship target.

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SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar, uses aircraft movement to create two dimesional map like presentation.

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EWSP

Early Warning and Self Protection, designed to detect and/or jam enemy threats, alert the flight crew through cockpit display.

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CMDS

Countermeasure dispensing system (4)