July 1943

Radar-New Weapon of War

Volume 27, Issue 3

THE early development of Radar was recently described by the War and Navy Departments. This joint announcement was made in line with the policy to give the American people as much information as possible without endangering our own forces or helping the enemy. The term "Radar" means radio-detecting-andranging. Radars, then, are devices which the Allies use to detect the approach of enemy aircraft and ships, and to determine the distance (range) to the enemies' forces.

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