TACAN

noun, often attributive
\ˈta-ˌkan \

Definition of TACAN 

: a system of navigation that uses ultrahigh frequency signals to determine the distance and bearing of an aircraft from a transmitting station

First Known Use of TACAN

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for TACAN

tactical air navigation

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