Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of monopulse in English:
Denoting a system of radar in which the angular location of a target is determined by comparison of two or more simultaneously received signals.
- The radar uses monopulse tracking mode during the spiral descent.
- The system uses a masthead antenna array with omnidirectional and monopulse directional antennae and a separate periscope warning antenna.
- The radars provide 360° scanning with simultaneous target tracking, clutter suppression, search on the move capability and monopulse tracking mode.
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Late 1950s: from mono, 'one' + pulse.
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