Accession Number : ADA293809

Title :   Using Satellites for Radar Performance Monitoring and Calibration.

Corporate Author : RANGE COMMANDERS COUNCIL WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE NM

PDF Url : ADA293809

Report Date : MAR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 89

Abstract : This document describes the process by which satellites may be used to calibrate and to maintain the performance of metric tracking radar systems. Historical background is included to show why an aggressive radar performance monitoring program became necessary. (AN)

Descriptors :   *RADAR TRACKING, *CALIBRATION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, DATA PROCESSING, MONITORING, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), RADAR RANGE CALIBRATORS, DOPPLER RADAR, ACCURACY, ERROR ANALYSIS, BACKGROUND, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, RADAR SIGNALS, AZIMUTH, RADAR CORRELATION, C BAND, SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES, METRIC SYSTEM, RADAR SCANNING, EPHEMERIDES, SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE