Simulation of a Dynamic Aircraft Radar Signature.
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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This report describes a package which simulates the dynamic radar signatures a radar receiver would expect when tracking a moving target such as an aircraft or a missile. The package consists of several MATLAB codes. The basic engagement simulated is a radar, such as seen on a fully active missile seeker, engaging a target such as an aircraft. The static scattering characteristics of the target are required as an input to the package. The package then simulates the radar-target engagement dynamics modeling the target motion and the physical target vibrations which effect the signature the radar receives. The outputs of the package are the scattered electric field, the Doppler shift, and the angular tracking error, or glint, all as seen by the radar. This package is meant to aid a hardware-in-the-loop simulation of a radar-target engagement.
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment