Mode Design for Airborne Tactical Fire-Control Radar Systems
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4/12/2018
When: 04/12/2018
14:00 - 15:00
Where: United States

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Mode Design for Airborne Tactical Fire-Control Radar Systems

Thursday, April 12, 2018 14:00 until 15:00 EST

 

ABOUT

This webinar examines the concepts in mode design for airborne, tactical multi-mode fire-control radar systems and the signal processing used for target acquisition, tracking and surveillance. The necessary air-to-air modes and air-to-ground modes will be examined. Waveform design concepts and digital signal processing techniques used in the presence of clutter and other interferences are presented. Radar modes treated include continuous wave (CW), high pulse repetition frequency (HPRF) and medium pulse repetition frequency (MPRF) for air-to-air targeting and surveillance. Waveforms examined include velocity search, range-while-search and rangegated HPRF. Low Probability of Intercept (LPI) waveforms and track-while-scan are also discussed. Target acquisition and single-target-track are also emphasized.

Development of air-to-ground, low PRF modes are also emphasized. Air-to-ground targeting modes include real-beam ground map, radar navigation ground-map and sea-surface search. Fixed target acquisition and fixed target track are also addressed. Ground moving target indication, acquisition and track are presented. The air-to-ground ranging, and precision velocity update waveforms are also examined. Practical implementation and signal processing associated with each mode will be emphasized. The advantages and limitations of each mode are discussed including electronic warfare waveforms.

PRESENTER

Dr. Phillip Pace is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Ohio University in 1983 and 1986 respectively, and the Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1990 | all in electrical and computer engineering.

He is an Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems Engineering, (EW), a life member of the AOC and is a Fellow of the IEEE.

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The entire presentation and Q&A will be recorded for viewing approximately 24 hours after the event. You can find the link to the recording in our AOC Virtual Series Archive. (separate registration required to view the recording)

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With over 13,000 members internationally, the Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities. The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.