Accession Number : AD0775983

Title :   Radar Cross Section and Antenna Gain Measurements of a BQM-34F Target Drone.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : TEST GROUP (6585TH) HOLLOMAN AFB N MEX

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 291

Abstract : Static radar cross section data were acquired from a BQM-34F remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) at the U. S. Air Force Radar Target Scatter Facility, (RAT SCAT), 6585th Test Group, Holloman AFB, New Mexico. The BQM-34F vehicle was configured to provide comparison data for several combinations of RCS and/or Infrared (IR) augmentation pods. Both monostatic and 10 degree bistatic data were obtained for eight vehicle roll angles and six vehicle pitch angles. Horizontal and vertical polarizations were used at a frequency of 9130 MHz. The report contains a description of the measurement conditions as well as reproductions of the raw and processed data acquired. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Radar targets, *Target drones, Radar cross sections, Remotely piloted vehicles, Antennas, Gain, Augmentation, Microwave frequency

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE