RADAR CROSS SECTION VALIDATION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,994.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
12494
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Flam & Russell Inc
Po Box 999, Horsham, PA, 19044
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
R Matyskiela
(215) 674-5100
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
JUST AS WITH OTHER ON-BOARD COUNTER MEASURES SYSTEMS, THE RCS OF LO AIRCRAFT REQUIRES PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION PRIOR TO MISSION DEPLOYMENT. THIS PHASE I PROPOSAL OUTLINES A PROGRAM OF STUDY THAT WILL DEFINE THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR AN RCS VALIDATION RADAR SUITE AND ITS HARDWARE REALIZATION. THIS PROPOSAL SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSES AN OPERATIONAL APPLICATION IN A NAVAL BATTLE GROUP, WHERE AIRCRAFT EMPLOYING LO TECHNIQUES AS A COUNTER MEASURE MUST RECEIVE FAST PRE-MISSION AND POST-REPAIR RCS PERFORMANCE CHECKS AS WELL AS FAULT DIAGNOSIS. THIS PROGRAM FEATURES CONSIDERATION OF 4 SCENARIOS AND WILL EMPLOY PROVEN TEST EQUIPMENT SUCH AS THE HP 8510 AND RADAR INSTRUMENTATION RECEIVERS WERE APPLICABLE. IN ADDITION STATE-OF-THE-ART SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES WILL BE EMPLOYED.

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