radar picket
Any ship, aircraft, or vehicle, stationed at a distance from the force protected, for the purpose of increasing the radar detection range.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Radar picket — A radar picket is a radar equipped ship, submarine, aircraft, or vehicle used to increase the radar detection range around a force to protect it from surprise attack. Often several detached radar units encircle a force to provide increased cover… …   Wikipedia

  • radar picket — Mil. a ship, vehicle, or aircraft stationed at a distance from a protected force to increase radar detection range. [1950 55] * * * radar picket, a ship or aircraft with radar, stationed near the outside boundary of some area to detect… …   Useful english dictionary

  • radar picket — radiolokacijos postas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Laivas, orlaivis ar bet kuri kita transporto priemonė, išdėstyti atokiau nuo saugomų pajėgų siekiant padidinti radiolokacinio aptikimo nuotolį. atitikmenys: angl. radar picket pranc.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • radar picket — Mil. a ship, vehicle, or aircraft stationed at a distance from a protected force to increase radar detection range. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • radar picket — An aircraft, ship, or any other vehicle stationed at a distance from the surface force, and in the probable line of approach of the enemy, for the express purpose of increasing the radar detection range …   Aviation dictionary

  • Picket (military) — In military terminology, a picket (archaically, picquet, not to be confused with the punishment picquet) refers to soldiers or troops placed on a line forward of a position to warn against an enemy advance. It can also refer to any unit (for… …   Wikipedia

  • picket ship — noun a ship serving as a picket (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑picket * * * noun : a ship or airplane stationed outside a formation of ships or a geographical area as a rescue or warning unit * * * picket ship, a ship used to watch for and warn against… …   Useful english dictionary

  • piquet radar — radiolokacijos postas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Laivas, orlaivis ar bet kuri kita transporto priemonė, išdėstyti atokiau nuo saugomų pajėgų siekiant padidinti radiolokacinio aptikimo nuotolį. atitikmenys: angl. radar picket pranc.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • USS Picket (YAGR-7) — USS Picket (YAGR 7/AGR 7) was a radar station ship in the United States Navy. Picket was laid down 28 March 1945 as a Liberty ship, SS James F. Harrell (MCE hull 3138] ) by J. A. Jones Construction Co., Panama City, Florida; launched 17 May 1945; …   Wikipedia

  • avion piquet-radar — oro erdvės sargyba statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Skraidantis orlaivis, kurio užduotis – pastebėti, pranešti ir sekti artėjančius priešo orlaivius ar valdomąsias raketas ir valdyti gaudymus. atitikmenys: angl. aerial picket; air picket pranc …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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