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Author Robertson, Sue, 1960- author.

Title Practical ESM analysis / Sue Robertson

Publication Info. Boston : Artech House, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Artech House electronic warfare library
Artech House electronic warfare library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Intro; Practical ESM Analysis; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction to Electronic Support Measures Systems; 1.1 ESM Systems: Painting a Picture of the RF Environment; 1.2 ESM as an ELINT System; 1.3 ESM as a Radar Warning Receiver; 1.4 ESM Operators and Platforms; 1.5 Topics Unique to This Book; 1.5.1 Radar Beamshape Calculation; 1.5.2 RF Scan Strategy Generation; 1.5.3 Multipath Considerations; 1.5.4 Multitracking Mitigation; 1.5.5 Radar Identification Improvements; Reference; Chapter 2 Radar Parameters and How They Affect ESM Systems; 2.1 Pulsed and Continuous-Wave (CW) Radars [1]
2.2 Pulse Descriptor Words (PDW)2.3 RF; 2.3.1 RF Agility; 2.4 PRI; 2.4.1 Fixed PRI; 2.4.2 Staggered PRI; 2.4.3 Jittered PRI; 2.4.4 Switch and Dwell PRI; 2.4.5 Pulse Group Repetition Interval (PGRI); 2.5 PW; 2.5.1 Pulse Rise Times; 2.6 Pulse Modulation; 2.7 Radar Beamshapes; 2.8 Scan Patterns; 2.8.1 Circular Scan; 2.8.2 Sector Scan; 2.8.3 Raster Scan; 2.8.4 Spiral Scan; 2.8.5 Helical Scan; 2.8.6 Conical Scan; 2.8.7 Palmer Scan; 2.8.8 Nodding Scan; 2.8.9 Lobe Switching; 2.8.10 Track-While-Scan; 2.8.11 Fixed (Locked On); 2.8.12 Multiple Elevation Beam; 2.8.13 AESA Radar Scan
2.9 Effective Radiated Power (ERP)2.10 Polarization; References; Chapter 3 The RF Environment; 3.1 The Radar Range Equation and ESM systems; 3.2 Radar Horizon; 3.3 Types of Radar and Their Functions; 3.3.1 ATC Radars; 3.3.2 HS Radars; 3.3.3 Airborne Radars; 3.3.4 Ship Navigation Radars; 3.3.5 Weather Radars; 3.3.6 Threat Radars; 3.3.7 Cellular/Mobile Phones; 3.3.8 Low Probability of Intercept (LPI) Radars; 3.3.9 AESA Radars; 3.4 Radar Pulse Density; 3.5 Example of Low-Pulse Density Environment: South Australia; 3.6 Example of High-Pulse Density Environment: Straits of Malacca
3.7 Number of Pulses Needed for ESM DetectionReferences; Chapter 4 ESM Equipment; 4.1 ESM Antennas; 4.1.1 Spiral Antennas; 4.1.2 Sinuous Antennas; 4.1.3 Horn Antennas; 4.1.4 Antennas for Phase Comparison Systems; 4.1.5 Spinning Antennas; 4.2 ESM Receivers; 4.2.1 Superheterodyne Receivers; 4.2.2 Crystal Video Receivers; 4.2.3 Instantaneous Frequency Measurement (IFM) Receivers; 4.2.4 Channelized Receivers; 4.3 Parameter Measurement, Accuracy, and Resolution; 4.3.1 RF; 4.3.2 Timing; 4.3.3 PW; 4.3.4 Amplitude; 4.3.5 PRI Calculation; 4.3.6 DOA Calculation; 4.4 ESM Sensitivity
4.4.1 Target Acquisition (TA)4.4.2 Target Tracking (TT); 4.4.3 Missile Guidance (MG) and Target Illumination (TI) Radars; 4.4.4mBeacon Interrogators (BI) and Missile Beacon (BN) Signals; 4.4.5 Missile Homing Systems (MH)/Seekers; 4.5 RF Scan Strategies; References; Chapter 5 Amplitude Comparison ESM; 5.1 DOA determination in Amplitude Comparison Systems; 5.2 Typical Amplitude Comparison Antenna Configurations; 5.3 Effect of the ESM Antenna Separation on DOA Determination; 5.4 DOA Errors Due to ESM Antenna Separation; 5.5 Effect of Radar Beamshape on the DOA Error
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Antennas (Electronics)
Electronics in military engineering.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Practical electronic support measures analysis
Other Form: Print version: Robertson, Sue, 1960- Practical ESM Analysis. Boston : Artech House, [2019] 1630815284 (OCoLC)1078434749
ISBN 9781630815301 (electronic bk.)
1630815306 (electronic bk.)