The active Sea-me is safer than a passive reflector
in that it has a greater detection range, more consistent return, better performance in clutter, and better performance at heel.
She is the mirror who takes a kind of fierce pleasure in her uncompromising veracity and who, by rejecting the role of passive reflector
for a more creative autonomy, becomes, in that same male-inscribed view, a devouring monster.
This three-layer fabric will be available in new colors and include RECCO[TM], a passive reflector
integrated into the jacket and pants to help ski areas, heli-ski operators, and search and rescue teams detect subjects wearing the reflector.
The US Navy and Army, Sandia, Boeing, Vox Populi, Lockheed Martin, Cambridge University, RPM Productura, and others have all chosen active marker systems to increase their productivity while reducing marker swap problems suffered by the older, lower resolution and lower speed passive reflector
Change of radar reflex surface of a target--by certain coatings or passive reflectors
radar reflex surface of a target or environment can be increased or decreased.
Used with carrier-class devices, such as the Canopy Wireless Broadband Platform from Motorola, the system can provide robust last-mile transport and tunneling across distances of up to two miles, or up to 35 miles with Canopy backhaul radios using installed passive reflectors