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bistatic radar

A radar system configuration with the receiver located at a site different from the transmitter.

In such a system, surfaces of constant range are ellipsoids with the transmitter and receiver sites as foci, and the component of target velocity that induces a Doppler frequency shift is the component normal to the ellipsoids.