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LIDAR is an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging

  • It is a type of Sensor
  • It is also called LADAR (Laser Detection and Ranging).

Description / Specifications[edit]

LIDAR is a sensor system that bounces laser light off of a target and detects the ref1ection. The laser can scan a very small area and as such it is used to lock onto a target after some other search sensor has detected it.

  • It is a tight beam active sensor.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

LIDAR is available from TL-8 onwards.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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