Radiometry Programs Examine New Uses
El Monte, Calif.—Microwave radiometry is showing renewed promise of satisfying a number of vexing military and aerospace problems as a consequence of recent progress in radiometric components, instrumentation and measurements. Among the possible applications being investigated here by the Advance Microwave Systems Div. of Space-General Corp. are terminal guidance for tactical missiles, aerial reconnaissance, horizon sensors, sea-state detectors, atmospheric profilometers and other sensors for remotely measuring snow and its water content, the depth of lunar dust and conducting geological and geophysical surveys.
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