Accession Number : AD0777959

Title :   Basic System Concept for Integrating a 2D and a 3D Radar and Designs of Automatic Detection Systems.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Trunk,Gerard V. ; Cantrell,Ben H. ; Queen,Donald F.

Report Date : 07 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : A basic system concept of digitally integrating any 2D radar and any frequency-scan 3D radar was applied to the SPS-12 and SPS-39 radars, giving a composite coverage with nulls greatly decreased from those of the SPS-12 pattern. Both radars operate in a search mode, automatic detection systems are associated with each radar, and the detection information is integrated via the tracking system. Height information is provided on targets designated by either the radar operator or the tracking computer. Three automatic detectors, a generalized sign nonparametric processor with adaptive thresholding, a rank detector, and a log-Raleigh detector, were designed. Using Monte Carlo techniques, probability of detection curves and angular accuracy curves were generated for these detectors. An unexpected result was little difference between the log-Rayleigh and rank detectors. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Search radar, Shipboard, Automatic, Detection, Target detection, Integrated systems, Detectors

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE