Radar is demonstrated for the first time

Radar is demonstrated for the first time

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English physicists Robert Watson-Watt and Arnold Wilkins showed that radio waves could be bounced off aircraft up to 13km away. The airplane in question was Handley Page Heyford biplane bomber. British government subsequently went on to fund the development of a project later called RAdio Detection And Ranging – RADAR.

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