Accession Number : ADA018141

Title :   Localized Cable Radar (LOCAR) Feasibility Study.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 28 Jun 74-23 Jul 75,

Corporate Author : ITT GILFILLAN INC VAN NUYS CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Waddoup,R.

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 69

Abstract : A breadboard LOCAR (Localized Cable Radar) sensor unit was fabricated by ITT Gilfillan for feasibility testing. A description of the equipment is given and the tests are reported. During testing a variety of aircraft and ground targets were reliably detected in an airport ground traffic environment. Applicability of LOCAR to the airport ground traffic surveillance was established and sensor unit design improvements indicated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Airport radar systems, *Radar landing control, Air traffic control systems, Visibility, Runways, Surveillance, Radar interference, Radar antennas, Feasibility studies, Electromagnetic compatibility

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE