coherent radar

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coherent pulse radar

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A typical layout of coherent pulse radar.
A form of pulse radar in which the radio frequency oscillations in a recurrent pulse bear a constant pulse relation to those of a continuous oscillation. Pulse Doppler radar is of this form. Also called coherent radar.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced the introduction of a new family of X-Band Coherent Radar (XBCR) systems designed primarily for offshore patrol vessels (OPV) and other smaller combat ship platforms.
Researchers used data from IceBridge's ice-penetrating radar - the Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder, or MCoRDS, which is operated by the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
Other capabilities which will be highlighted are the maritime domain awareness (MDA) coastal surveillance system and the new SeaGuard XBCR x-band coherent radar for small target detection and situational awareness.

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