On the Statistical Analysis of the Radar Signature of the MQM-34D.
Interim rept. no. 3,
ARMY MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING LAB REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA ADVANCED SENSORS DIRECTORATE
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The report contains the results of an analysis of the radar signature of the MQM-34D target drone for seven aspect angle regions for a horizontally polarized measurements system. The radar cross section RCS and glint are compared with classical models. The RCS falls off about 4.7 dB for a 30 degrees bistatic angle for the aspect regions less than 30 degrees from nose-on. For the aspect region between 30 degrees and 60 degrees from nose-on the fall-off is about 3 dB. The near broadside aspects show no apparent fall-off. The glint for the near nose-on aspects is about 11 feet monostatically and about 2 feet for the 30 degrees bistatic case. The near broadside aspects show larger glint, about 18 feet monostatically and about 7 feet for 30 degrees bistatic angle.
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment