Adaptive array processing for airborne radar

Michael Wicks, Hong Wang, Lujing Cai

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Abstract

When limited measurement data is available for estimating second order statistics of the jammer and clutter returns, the conventional data-domain implementation of the joint optimum processor is not feasible. Under these conditions, the adaptive array radar employing the JDL-GLR test outperforms any conventional adaptive array, and is shown in this paper to outperform the DPCA canceler based radar as well. Other advantages of the JDL-GLR processor identified in this paper include efficient use of the receive aperture, and velocity-PRI restriction free operation. In contrast, the low efficiency use of the receive aperture in the DPCA-based system leads to poor performance in the presence of jamming, and violation of the velocity-PRI constraint will result in significantly degraded performance in a clutter limited environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEE Conference Publication
PublisherPubl by IEE
Pages159-162
Number of pages4
Edition365
ISBN (Print)0852965532
StatePublished - Dec 1 1992
EventInternational Conference - Radar 92 - Brighton, Engl
Duration: Oct 12 1992Oct 13 1992

Publication series

NameIEE Conference Publication
Number365
ISSN (Print)0537-9987

Other

OtherInternational Conference - Radar 92
CityBrighton, Engl
Period10/12/9210/13/92

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Wicks, M., Wang, H., & Cai, L. (1992). Adaptive array processing for airborne radar. In IEE Conference Publication (365 ed., pp. 159-162). (IEE Conference Publication; No. 365). Publ by IEE.