Accession Number : AD0286670

Title :   ECHO VARIABILITY AND THE FORMULATION OF A RADAR THEORY

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA OPERATIONS EVALUATION GROUP

Personal Author(s) : KENT, C.F.

Report Date : 17 AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Basic considerations important to the fabrication of a mathematical model of operational radar performance are given. Experimental evidence gathered at 425 sed to show the presence of substantial long-term undulations in the mean returned signal from a target at constant range. The implications of undulations of this magnitude in the construction of a theory are reviewed, and experimental investigation of heir ources is strongly recommended. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AERIAL TARGETS, *RADAR REFLECTIONS, RADAR, RADAR CROSS SECTIONS, RADAR SCANNING, RADAR TARGETS, RADAR TRACKING, THEORY, ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE