target signature


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target signature

[′tär·gət ‚sig·nə·chər]
(electronics)
Characteristic pattern of the target displayed by detection and classification equipment.
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Utilizing a window to encompass the moving target signature prior to the IFT improves the signal to noise ratio (SNR) going into the ANF.
For this reason the output of the ANF is not used directly to focus the moving target signature.
4 illustrates the effect of the various processing steps on the moving target signature in the range-Doppler domain.
4(a) shows the original moving target signature after range compression.
The use of a narrow beamwidth in elevation can resolve the true target from the false target and target signature analysis can provide a discrimination capability.
The "erector set" arrangement in the canister gives us tremendous flexibility on our target signature missions by allowing us to conduct simultaneous, multispectral measurements and to mix the IR camera and instrument configuration according to the specific needs of the project.
They will collect target signature data on ground targets where greater detail than is possible with ASETS is required.
On others, TIPS will work with the third and oldest target signature team at Eglin, the Beam Approach Seeker Evaluation System (BASES).