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Invention of ground control approach radar at the MIT Radiation Laboratories

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The use of the XT-1 radar by Dr. Luis Alvarez in 1941, at the newly formed MIT Radiation Laboratory, to provide aircraft approach guidance, and the subsequent development of a new radar concept for ground control approach, are described. Their use during World War II and subsequent adoption for civil aviation are discussed.<>

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 5 )