Definition of over-the-horizon radar

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over-the-horizon radar

'over-the-horizon radar' is an military term. It means '(DOD) 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 back scatter systems'.

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