Accession Number : AD0673887

Title :   ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR AEROSPACE SURVEILLANCE.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Blackband,W. T.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 402

Abstract : Contents include: Effects of atmospheric turbulence on the polarisation of a laser beam at 6328A; Passive microwave sensing of the atmosphere and earth surface environments; Spectral characteristics of ground objects and backgrounds with reference to ground surveillance; Some results of passive microwave groundmapping; Next generation digitally controlled microwave surveillance receiver systems; A continuously calibrated microwave radiometer; Receiving and recording the wide dynamic range of signals of a side-looking radar system; A tradeoff between range and azimuth performance in side-look radar; Low light level aerial reconnaissance using television techniques; Advanced wideband recording and readout techniques; Electronography; Recent developments in cathode ray tube recorders and displays; Electroluminescence display devices; A laser display system; Interpretation experience with satellite colour photographs, side-looking radar pictures and infra-red scanning records; Discrimination and identification in noisy line-scan pictures; Synthesis of covert-radiated high-resolution TV systems for nighttime reconnaissance and surveillance.

Descriptors :   (*AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, SYMPOSIA), COHERENT RADIATION, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, DETECTORS, MICROWAVE FREQUENCY, BACKGROUND, IMAGES, MAPPING, RADAR RECEIVERS, RADAR SCANNING, RADIOMETERS, SIDE LOOKING RADAR, TELEVISION EQUIPMENT, RECORDING SYSTEMS, ELECTRON BEAMS, CATHODE RAY TUBES, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, ELECTROLUMINESCENCE, LASERS, PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES, RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES, COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOINTERPRETATION, NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY, COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, OCEAN SURVEILLANCE

Subject Categories : Photography
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE