Jindalee radar system

/dʒɪndəˈli/ (say jinduh'lee)

a radar system, jointly developed by Australia and the United States, which utilises wavelengths which can be reflected by the ionosphere and so detect aircraft and ship movements at great distances; over-the-horizon radar system.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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