Accession Number:

ADD002031

Title:

Broadband Noise Radar for Clutter-type Targets.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-03

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The patent application provides a radar system capable of averaging a large number of independent clutter return samples within a single pulse of about one microsecond. It provides a fast-scanning meteorological radar having a suitable narrow scanning beam and being capable of scanning one hemisphere of sky within about 20 seconds. It further provides a clutter type radar capable of providing the mean reflected power in formation with sufficient accuracy to permit a reflected power estimate with an uncertainty considerably less than 0.6 db.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE