synthetic aperture


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synthetic aperture

[sin′thed·ik ′ap·ə·chər]
(engineering)
A method of increasing the ability of an imaging system, such as radar or acoustical holography, to resolve small details of an object, in which a receiver of large size (or aperture) is in effect synthesized by the motion of a smaller receiver and the proper correlation of the detected signals.
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Kalenik said the system uses synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology to supplement the information from the Global Positioning System so conventional weapons can be delivered with nearly the same accuracy as more expensive precision guided weapons.
Indra's system makes use of Digital Terrestrial Television signals as the non-cooperative sources of illumination in the environment and its latest advanced inverse synthetic aperture radar processing capacity, outcoming in the use of the target's movement to obtain its radar image.
Kraken s AquaPix Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (InSAS) system renders seabed images with unprecedented image resolution as well as cost-effective and ultra-high resolution imagery that s ideal for mine countermeasures, Q-route surveys, wreck searches, cable/pipeline survey and a variety of other seabed imaging and surveillance missions.
8 million contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for production of 18 additional Tactical Endurance Synthetic Aperture Radar (TESAR) systems including two spares for the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
2 million follow-on deal from a major defense prime contractor for high-performance digital signal processing modules for an unmanned airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a contract for a Foliage Penetration (FOPEN) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) system from the United States Army's Communications Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth, N.
Intermap's highly accurate and cost-effective elevation models, based on the company's Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) technology, will be used primarily by the NRCS to speed up and improve soil survey mapping by reducing time spent in the field.
The cryptic name refers to a high level surveillance and reconnaissance project, whereby South Korea flies specially equipped Hawker 800 aircraft on long-range missions to capture intelligence via Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery.
March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Aircraft Company's Moving Target Indicator Synthetic Aperture Radar (MTI/SAR) has been selected by California Microwave Inc.
About GeoSAR Radar Mapping: GeoSAR is the world's only airborne radar mapping system that collects dual-band interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR) data in a single pass, day or night and in almost any weather condition.
Essex Corporation is a publicly traded (Nasdaq: ESEX) technology-based company that supplies technical products and services and high-performance optoelectronic processors such as ImSyn(TM) for image reconstruction of magnetic resonance (MR), synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and synthetic aperture microscope (SAM) imagery.
TSX: IMP) (AIM: IMAP) today announced an engineering innovation and technological advancement to an industry-leading radar collection technology - IFSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar).

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