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1 Author(s)
Wise, J.C. ; J.C. Wise Associates, Hants, UK

Like much of the equipment used by the armed forces, both civil and military radar systems may be allocated an identification resolved from a synonym, mnemonic, project name, number, application notation, or specialised nomenclature and sometimes may even be based upon the whims of an intelligence reporting service. Of these, mnemonics are very popular; whilst of designation systems used by the US armed forces is probably best known, whilst the Russian system is least understood. Other well-known identification systems and schemes are those employed in Sweden, France, and the UK and are amplified in this article.

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:19 ,  Issue: 11 )