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The indication shown on an analog display resulting from a primary radar return or a radar beacon reply. (See ASSOCIATED.) (See DIGITAL TARGET.) (See DIGITIZED RADAR TARGET.) (See FUSED TARGET) (See PRIMARY RADAR TARGET.) (See RADAR.) (See SECONDARY RADAR TARGET.) (See TARGET SYMBOL.) (See TARGET.) (See UNASSOCIATED.)
Generally, any discrete object which reflects or retransmits energy back to the radar equipment.
Specifically, an object of radar search or surveillance.
source: FAA Pilot/Controller Glossary
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