Angle Deception in Tracking Radars
Thursday, October 11, 2018 14:00 until 15:00 EDT
The key to effective jamming of surface-to-air and anti-ship missiles is producing a large angle tracking error in the associated radar. This webinar introduces the various methods of achieving that error using angle deception techniques. First, through a discussion of the classes of angle tracking, such as: lobe-on-receive-only (LORO) and monopulse, along with their vulnerabilities. The webinar will then focus on the primary forms of Electronic Attack (EA) that create angular errors, such as amplitude modulation, cross-eye jamming, and cross-polarization jamming. Finally, the presentation will conclude with guidance on how to integrate angle deception with other forms of EA, along with active and passive decoys, to develop an effective countermeasure.
Kyle Davidson has an extensive career in academia, the military, and industry, and is currently serving as the Chief Electronic Warfare (EW) Engineer for Macdonald, Dettwiler, and Associates (MDA). Before joining Leonardo he spent 15 years in the Canadian Army as a signals officer, highlighted by a tour in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This service included five years at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering specializing in radar and EW systems.
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