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Horizon

The length of time an investment is intended to last, usually expressed in years. Having a horizon helps an investor set his/her short-term and long-term investment plans. See also: Horizon analysis, Horizon return.

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In 2006 Sanswire Networks (whose parent company is GlobeTel Communications) unveiled a 75-metre-long technology demonstrator for its Stratellite solar-powered communications platform, which was designed to cruise autonomously or as a remotely-piloted system at up to 65,000 ft, giving a radar horizon at around 300 nm.
The LRCR, a very-long-range decoy, implements "confusion defense," used before the encounter, when ships are below radar horizon.
the antenna is pointed at the radar horizon (4/3 radius, curved earth) and at zero degrees azimuth