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What does SSR stand for?

SSR stands for Secondary Surveillance Radar

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Amongst them Yemenia's, Yemen's national carrier, purchase of 10 A320 planes from Airbus, Bahrain's purchase of nine Blackhawk-M helicopters from US manufacturer, Sikorsky, Gulf Air's preliminary agreement to lease two Embraer 170 jets, Selex's award of $15 million contract by the Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority for primary surveillance radar and two Mode-S secondary surveillance radars at the Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain's talks to purchase two airbus planes and Boeing's announcement to deliver 1,700 aircraft in the next 20 years to the Middle East.
By means of a transponder, aircraft taking off and landing at Coventry are shown on the secondary surveillance radar at Birmingham Airport, so its air traffic controllers know that these aircraft are Coventry's.
ASDE-X Multi-Sensor Data Processor--Sensor Fusion Combining Multilateration and Surface Movement Radar does for ground controllers what secondary surveillance radar did for primary radar in the 1950s--it provides positive identification of targets, significantly reduce the number of false targets and greatly increase airport capacity while, at the same time, improving safety.