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Air and Spaceborne Radar Systems : An Introduction :  An Introduction - Philippe Lacomme

Air and Spaceborne Radar Systems : An Introduction

An Introduction

Hardcover

Published: December 2007
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Intended for actual users of radar, the book focuses on the history, main principles, functions, modes, properties and specific nature of modern airborne radar. It examines radar's role within the system when carrying out its assigned missions, showing the possibilities of radar, it's limitations and a discussion of how radar may evolve in the future.

General Principles
The History and Basic Principles of Radar
Initial Statements of OperationalRequirements
The RADAR Equation
Propagation
Noise and Spurious Signals
Detection of Point Targets
Target Detection and Tracking
Clutter Cancellation
Air-to-Air Detection
Air Target Tracking
Ground Target Detection and Tracking
Maritime Target Detection and Tracking
Electromagnetic Pollution
Ground Mapping and Imagery
Ground Mapping
Radar Imagery
Synthetic Aperture Radar
Synthetic Aperture Radar Specific Aspects
Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR)
Other Observation Radars
Principal Applications
Radar Applications and Roles
Design Overview
Multifunction Radar
Technological Aspects
Radars of the Future
The Changing Target
Operational Aspects
Principal Limitations of Present-day Radars
Electronically Steered Antennas
Airborne and Spaceborne Radar Enhancement
Conclusions
List of Acronyms
List of Symbols
Bibliography
About the Authors
Index
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ISBN: 9781891121135
ISBN-10: 1891121138
Series: Spie Press Monograph
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 524
Published: December 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.96 x 18.52  x 3.91
Weight (kg): 1.29