Accession Number:

AD1024668

Title:

The IMPACT Common Module - A Low Cost, Reconfigurable Building Block for Next Generation Phased Arrays

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

Rockwell Collins Cedar Rapids United States

Report Date:

2016-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

This paper discusses the progress of this teamsproject known as IMPACT Integrated Multi-use PhasedArray Common Tile, which addresses a major goal of theDARPA Arrays at Commercial Timescales ACT program.The goal of this program has been to develop a commontechnology base for Electronically Scanned Array ESAsystems. Historically, most fielded ESA systems have beencomprised of highly tailored, application-specific layers.This has led to slow design cycles, costly components, andsignificant portions of the total cost of ownership beinginvested in the up-front Non-Recurring Expenses NRE.The results section highlights the receiver side of ourprogress.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE