Accession Number : ADA303697

Title :   Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Integration and OT&E Operational Final Report.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF AVIATION SAFETY

Personal Author(s) : Martinez, Radame ; Lee, Tai ; Guthlein, Peter ; Viveiros, Steve ; Wedge, Donne

PDF Url : ADA303697

Report Date : DEC 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 81

Abstract : This document is the Final Report for Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Integration and OT&E Operational testing of the Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR). It provides a complete account of the results of OT&E testing as well as recommendations for future considerations. This report contains a description of testing and evaluation activities including location, participants, specialized test equipment used during testing, test objectives/criteria, test descriptions, test results, and methods used for data collection and analysis. This report also contains a comprehensive discussion of overall test results. Finally, the report ends with test conclusions and recommendations to improve system performance.

Descriptors :   *DOPPLER RADAR, *METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, *WEATHER FORECASTING, *TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES, TEST AND EVALUATION, TEST EQUIPMENT, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, ADVERSE CONDITIONS, GUSTS, WIND SHEAR, DATA ACQUISITION, C BAND, PENCIL BEAMS.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE