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- In a receiver, it is the smallest input signal that will a produce a detectable signal at the output. In radar terms, it is the minimal amount of back scattered energy that is required to produce a target on the radar screen. In other words, MDS is a measure of the radar's sensitivity.
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- ASR-9, BIN, Coherent Radar, Monostatic Radar, Servo Loop, Synchronous Detection, X-Band