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The superiority of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radars over conventional phased-array radars has been recently shown in many aspects. The MIMO radars have better detection performance and can extract target information more precisely than phased-array radars. The problem of adaptive target detection using temporal coherent pulse train in the presence of nonhomogeneous clutter (different clutter statistics in receivers) is considered for MIMO radars. This problem has been formulated as a hypothesis test. For clutter with unknown statistics three adaptive decision rules have been developed using the generalised likelihood ratio test. The results show the superiority of the MIMO radars with temporal coherent processing over conventional phased arrays in the presence of clutter.