Accession Number : ADD011530

Title :   Radar Calibration Using Direct Measurement Equipment and Oblique Photometry.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zulch,D I ; Brock,R H , Jr

Report Date : 18 Dec 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A radar calibration apparatus for the metric measurement of ground position; by airborne photogrammetry using real time high precision imagery, the transformation of those measurements from camera coordinates to antenna coordinates, the conversion of transformed coordinates to direction cosines of a measured ground position, comparison to radar derived direction, and the calculation and automatic correction of bias errors in direction; of the radar measurement.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Monopulse radar, *Photogrammetry, Airborne, Calibration, Aiming, Television cameras, Coordinates, Surface targets, Correlation

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE