SURVEILLANCE, NAVIGATION, AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE RADAR FOR HIGH-SPEED SHIPS AND CRAFT
The requirements for surveillance, navigation, and collision avoidance by hydrofoils, air-cushion vehicles, and surface-effects ships in the 1980s are analyzed. The radar systems to perform these functions which are presently installed or planned for installation are assessed and problem areas identified. Design and development approaches for new equipments are suggested, including a 'dual' antenna configuration using a single processing system and two antennas (one with a 360-degree aspect, the other with a selectable sector scan capability) and a 'single' antenna configuration using either a circular-array electronic scan antenna or a phased-array antenna.
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Naval Electronics Laboratory CenterSan Diego, CA United States
- Stahnke, P J
- Stewart, J C
- Publication Date: 1973-10
- Pagination: 35 p.
- TRT Terms: Antennas; Crash avoidance systems; High speed craft; Navigation radar; Radar
- Old TRIS Terms: Antenna systems
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management;
- Accession Number: 00084441
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- ISBN: NELC-Z401-1
- Report/Paper Numbers: NELC-TD-277 Tech Doc.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM