RADALT

AcronymDefinition
RADALTRadar Altimeter
RADALTRadar Altitude
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If the BARALT consistently indicated higher than the RADALT, then pilots using the BARALT as their primary altitude instrument would think they had more clearance from the terrain below than they actually do.
Most other naval aircraft also use their RADALT primarily during approaches to naval vessels.
An in-flight technique used over the ocean to instantaneously synchronize the BARALT to the RADALT is called a "BARO SYNC".