Accession Number : ADD013560
Title : Missile Decoy Radar Cross Section Enhancer.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 17 Oct 79, patented 13 Oct 87,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Harrington, John J
Report Date : 13 Oct 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : A decoy missile having the shape of a reentry vehicle and containing a pair of conically shaped dipole jacks in tandem, the jacks are shaped and spaced to provide a desired reflective cross section at a specific frequency, the rear cover plate of the decoy is constructed of radar absorbing material to aid in the enhancement process.
Descriptors : *CROSS SECTIONS, *DECOYS, *RADAR ABSORBING MATERIALS, *REENTRY VEHICLES, *PATENTS, DIPOLES, FREQUENCY, GUIDED MISSILES, JACKS(LIFTS), OPTIMIZATION, REFLECTION, SHAPE
Subject Categories : Countermeasures
Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE