pulse-Doppler radar


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pulse-Doppler radar

[′pəls ¦dap·lər ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Pulse radar that uses the Doppler effect to obtain information about the velocity of a target.
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The home-made APS has been produced and tested based on the pulse-doppler radar system and its weapon is also of firewall type.
Fathy, "CW and pulse-Doppler radar processing based on FPGA for human sensing applications", IEEE Trans.
Pulse-Doppler radar uses radio waves to register atmospheric activity and energy, such as precipitation, storms, and fog.
The Sanders ALQ-156 uses pulse-Doppler radar to detect approaching missiles by measuring closure rates and other ballistic parameters, and activates counter-measures.
We evaluate the performance of the hybrid UWB pulse generator for a 24 GHz UWB pulse-Doppler radar by combining a digital pulse and a 24 GHz RF transmitter.
The EL/M-2160 is a pulse-Doppler radar that detects incoming missiles.
The Erieye is an integrated AEW&C system that includes an active, phased-array, pulse-Doppler radar integrated with electronic-support measures, communications and datalinks, command-and-control facilities.
It includes new displays, the Phazotron N010 Zhuk pulse-Doppler radar, the RC 400 multifunction radar, a laser-designator and targeting pod, and a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor.
This is an active, pulse-Doppler radar system with three antennas -- two in the wing roots and one in the tail.
The upgraded AN/SPQ-9B will use a high-resolution, track-while-scan, X-band, pulse-Doppler radar and will maximize the use of in-service and commercial off-the-shelf/non-developmental-item (COTS/NDI) equipment.
As shown in Figure 4, the pulse-Doppler radar outputs a coherent pulsed signal with a high duty factor.
The duty cycle [pulse duration/pulse interval] of a regular pulse radar (as opposed to a pulse-Doppler radar) is typically of the order of 0.1 percent.

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