Accession Number : ADD013084

Title :   Buoyant Radar Reflector.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 26 Jul 82, patented 23 Jul 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mensa,Dean L ; Moss,Dale C

Report Date : 23 Jul 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A radar reflective target consisting of a cluster of square corner reflectors configured in a cubical shape. The reflector is comprised of eight smaller blocks of lightweight radar-transparent material, such as plastic foam, with planar reflective surfaces, such as metal foil embedded between the interior faces of the individual blocks. A radar-transparent waterproof covering can be provided to protect the assembled unit. (Patent)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *BUOYANCY, *RADAR REFLECTIONS, *RADAR TARGETS, *CORNER REFLECTORS, BUOYANCY, CORNER REFLECTORS, FOAM, PLANAR STRUCTURES, PLASTICS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, RADAR REFLECTIONS, RADAR TARGETS, REFLECTION, REFLECTORS, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE