Accession Number : AD0774677

Title :   X-Band Terminal Radar Test and Evaluation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Feb 73,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s) : Bassford,Ronald S.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : An X-band radar system was evaluated to determine its capability to perform as an Airport Surveillance Radar. Included in the investigation were equipment tests to determine basic system parameters, flight tests to determine system coverage with respect to air traffic control requirements, tests to determine the capabilities of the system processor, and an operational evaluation performed by Van Nuys, California Air Traffic Control personnel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Airport radar systems, *Search radar, X band, Air traffic control systems, Performance(Engineering)

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE