Accession Number : ADA269303

Title :   Military Applications of High-Accuracy Frequency Standards and Clocks.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB FORT MONMOUTH NJ

Personal Author(s) : Vig, John R.

Report Date : AUG 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Frequency control and timing devices are essential components in modern military electronics systems. Reviewed in this paper are the applications of these devices, and the manner in which the stability and accuracy of these devices impact the performance of military communication, navigation, surveillance, electronic warfare, missile guidance, and identification-friend-or-foe systems. Crystal oscillator, Oscillator, Clock, Frequency standard, Atomic clock, Applications, Timing, Spread spectrum, Communication, Navigation, Electronic warfare, Jamming, Surveillance, Radar, Phase noise, Stability, Identification-friend-or-foe (IFF), Missile guidance.

Descriptors :   *CLOCKS, *ELECTRONIC WARFARE, *TIMING DEVICES, ACCURACY, ATOMIC CLOCKS, CONTROL, CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, FREQUENCY STANDARDS, GUIDANCE, IDENTIFICATION, IMPACT, JAMMING, NAVIGATION, NOISE, OSCILLATORS, PAPER, PHASE, RADAR, SEARCH RADAR, SPREAD SPECTRUM, STABILITY, STANDARDS, SURVEILLANCE, WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Navigation and Guidance
      Countermeasures

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE