23 October 2013 FMCW radar for the sense function of sense and avoid systems onboard UAVs
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Rockwell Collins France (RCF) radar department is currently developing, in close collaboration with TNO in The Hague, The Netherlands, a Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) radar sensor dedicated to Obstacle Warning function and potentially to air traffic detection. The sensor combines flood light illumination and digital beam forming to accommodate demanding detection and coverage requirements. Performances have been evaluated in flight tests and results prove that such a radar sensor is a good candidate for the Sense Function of Sense and Avoid Systems onboard UAV.
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Eric Itcia, Eric Itcia, Jean-Philippe Wasselin, Jean-Philippe Wasselin, Sébastien Mazuel, Sébastien Mazuel, Matern Otten, Matern Otten, Albert Huizing, Albert Huizing, } "FMCW radar for the sense function of sense and avoid systems onboard UAVs", Proc. SPIE 8899, Emerging Technologies in Security and Defence; and Quantum Security II; and Unmanned Sensor Systems X, 889914 (23 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2028518; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2028518
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