Accession Number : AD0759947

Title :   Research on the Estimation of Trajectories from Radar Data.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 71-30 Jun 72,

Corporate Author : MOORE SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s) : Berkowitz,Raymond S. ; Plotkin,M. ; Luber,D. B. ; Gottesman,S. ; Rabkin,T.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 149

Abstract : Research on the Estimation of Trajectories from Radar Data.Final rept. 1 May 71-30 Jun 72,FBerkowitz,Raymond S. ;Plotkin,M. ;Luber,D. B. ;Gottesman,S. ;Rabkin,T. ;73-02DAAB07-71-C-02121-S-663719-DK-721-S-663719-DK-7202ECOM0212-F-71Report on Project RATRAN. See also report dated Apr 72, AD-745 421.Availability: Available in microfiche only.(*projectile trajectories, *radar tracking), (*ordnance locators, *radar targets), moving target indicators, radar equipment, radar range computers, algorithms, drag, mathematical models, computer programscomputer aided analysis, ratran project, signal processing, kalman filtersThe purpose of the work reported was the development and evaluation of optimal algorithms for processing radar data for the estimation of characteristics and trajectory parameters of a class of bodies moving at high velocities through the air. In this final report, work reported in the three quarterly progress reports is summarized, the formulations finally adopted are described, and the numerical results obtained are displayed and evaluated. (Author Modified Abstract)

Descriptors :   (*PROJECTILE TRAJECTORIES, *RADAR TRACKING), (*ORDNANCE LOCATORS, *RADAR TARGETS), MOVING TARGET INDICATORS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, RADAR RANGE COMPUTERS, ALGORITHMS, DRAG, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE