Missile Defense Radar Design Considerations

Missile Defense Radar Design Considerations

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This chapter treats some of the key aspects of missile defense radar design. Topics covered include: missile defense mission parameters and requirements; ballistic missile threat types; interceptor capability; desired defended area; radar requirement; performance evaluation; and design validation.

Chapter Contents:

  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Missile Defense Mission Parameters and Requirements
  • 12.3 Interceptor Capabilities and Support Requirements
  • 12.4 Defended Area
  • 12.5 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Requirements
  • 12.6 Performance Evaluation and Design Validation
  • 12.7 References

Inspec keywords: ballistics; missiles; military radar

Other keywords: desired defended area; design validation; performance evaluation; radar requirement; interceptor capability; missile defense radar design; missile defense mission requirement; ballistic missile threat type

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