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Radar techniques for detection tracking and navigation proceedings of the eighth symposium of the Agard Avionics Panel, London, 21/25 September 1964 by Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Avionics Panel. Symposium

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Published by Published for and on behalf of Advisory Group for Aerospace Research & Development, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, by Gordon & Breach in New York, London .
Written in English


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Includes 2 contributions in French.

Statementedited by W.T.Blackband.
SeriesAGARDograph -- no.100
ContributionsBlackband, W.T.
The Physical Object
Pagination608p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19843590M

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