Special Radar Issues

Special Radar Issues

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This chapter addresses effects of aircraft structure on antenna patterns, aperture efficiency of low sidelobe antennas, and the determination of target altitude. Each of these subjects is of considerable importance to the design of future airborne early warning (AEW) radars.

Chapter Contents:

  • 8.1 Aircraft Interference Effects on AEW Antenna Patterns
  • 8.1.1 General
  • 8.1.2 Computer Aided Radiation Pattern Technique
  • 8.1.3 Computer Code
  • 8.1.4 Computer Code Applications
  • 8.2 Aperture Distributions for Low Sidelobes
  • 8.3 Radar Height Finding
  • 8.3.1 Height Finding Versus Surveillance
  • 8.3.2 AEW Practices

Inspec keywords: antenna radiation patterns; aperture antennas; radar antennas; airborne radar

Other keywords: target altitude determination; low sidelobe antennas; airborne early warning radars; aircraft structure; aperture antenna efficiency; AEW radars; antenna radiation patterns

Subjects: Single antennas; Radar equipment, systems and applications

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