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FOPEN Ground Moving Target Indication

FOPEN Ground Moving Target Indication

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This paper will detail the approach for detecting moving targets in ultra high frequency (UHF) FOPEN systems. It is well known that a moving platform provides competing clutter spread in Doppler that masks all but the very fast ground targets. Moving target detection RADARs have been developed at UHF for detecting airborne targets. For ground moving target detection, the competing ground clutter can be canceled by adaptive processing and multiple antenna phase centers. However, a very large antenna is required at UHF to provide both accurate target location and to minimize the clutter masking of targets. These requirements will be explored in terms of the ability to achieve an acceptable minimum discernable velocity (MDV) and their impact on the RADAR design.

Chapter Contents:

  • 8.1 FOPEN GMTI RADAR Design
  • 8.2 Space-Time Adaptive Processing
  • 8.3 Along-Track Interferometry
  • 8.4 References

Inspec keywords: remote sensing by radar; airborne radar; radar detection; object detection; radar clutter

Other keywords: ultrahigh frequency FOPEN systems; adaptive processing; UHF FOPEN systems; FOPEN ground moving target indication; airborne target detection; competing ground clutter spread; MDV; ground moving target detection radar design; minimum discernable velocity; multiple antenna phase centers

Subjects: Geophysical techniques and equipment; Instrumentation and techniques for geophysical, hydrospheric and lower atmosphere research; Radar equipment, systems and applications; Optical, image and video signal processing

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