Infrared Countermeasures: A Heated Topic
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When: January 30, 2020
14:00 - 15:00 EST (19:00 - 20:00 UTC)
Where: United States
Presenter: Dr. Clayton Stewart
Contact: Caleb Herr
703 549 1600


Online registration is available until: 1/30/2020
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Infrared Countermeasures: A Heated Topic

Thursday, January 30, 2020 14:00 -15:00 EDT

 

ABOUT

This webinar will cover the general technology underlying IR guided weapons and countermeasures against them. We will begin with IR theory and atmospheric absorption. Next we will discuss sensors and elements and characteristics of sensors such as IR sensors, field of view, lenses, low light level TV, sensor resolution, lasers, forward looking IR (FLIR), laser range finder, and IR search and track. Then we will consider IR missile guidance, atmospheric weather effects, and IR image examples.

Next we will look more directly at IR countermeasures (IRCM). To consider the IR guided weapons that we want to neutralize, we will consider aircraft IR missile envelope, IR air to air missiles, MANPADS, and IR SAMs. Specific IRCM techniques and technologies we will consider include pyrotechnique flares, flare employment, IRCM tactics, and directed IRCM.

PRESENTER

 

Dr. Clayton Stewart has over 40 years of experience across the spectrum of research direction, line management, program management, system engineering, engineering education, flight operations, and R&D.  He has had extensive involvement as Technical Director, Principal Investigator, Operation Manager, Director of Research, Program Manager, Associate Professor, Chief Scientist, Member of the Technical Staff, and Aircrew Member.

Previously (2007-2013) he was Technical Director, US Office of Naval Research Global, in London where he directed 50 engineers and scientists deployed globally. Before that (1994-2007) he was Corporate VP/General Manager SAIC, $120M/yr R&D operation; 500 technical and administrative staff. From 1990 to 1994 he was Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering/Associate Director, Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence at George Mason University. From 1987 to 1990 he was at ARCO Power Technologies, Inc., as Program Manager Artificial Ionospheric Mirror OTH Radar Program. He was Member of the Technical Staff: Sperry Corporation, Chief Scientist Signal Processing (1984-1987); Director Tactical Systems USAF Studies & Analyses, Pentagon. (1982-1984); and US Air Force Academy Associate Professor of EE, Director of Research. (1978-1982). He earned his PhDEE (1978) at the Air Force Institute of Technology. Aircrew member (EWO) in USAF 1965-1974.

Dr. Stewart currently works at University College London in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering as a Visiting Professor where he teaches short courses on cyber security, C4ISR, and Electronic Warfare.

 

 

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