Accession Number:

AD1066602

Title:

Measurement of the Acoustic-Radar Response of Electronics and Metals by Excitation with a Modal Thruster in a Transverse Electromagnetic Cell

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 May 2018,15 Aug 2018

Corporate Author:

US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Report Date:

2019-01-23

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

A novel technique for exciting radar targets with acoustic and electromagnetic EM energy simultaneously is presented. The technique exploits the interaction between the two forms of energy at the target, in a well-controlled acoustic and EM environment, to evaluate the feasibility of standoff acoustic-radar detection of each target. Data recorded on three electronic radar targets and three metallic clutter items, probed by audible acoustic frequencies and UHF radio frequencies, successfully demonstrate acousto-EM interaction.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE