21 May 2015 Radar system components to detect small and fast objects
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Small and fast objects, for example bullets of caliber 5 to 10 mm, fired from guns like AK-47, can cause serious problems to aircrafts in asymmetric warfare. Especially slow and big aircrafts, like heavy transport helicopters are an easy mark of small caliber hand fire weapons. These aircrafts produce so much noise, that the crew is not able to recognize an attack unless serious problems occur and important systems of the aircraft fail. This is just one of many scenarios, where the detection of fast and small objects is desirable. Another scenario is the collision of space debris particles with satellites.
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Axel Hülsmann, Axel Hülsmann, Christian Zech, Christian Zech, Mathias Klenner, Mathias Klenner, Axel Tessmann, Axel Tessmann, Arnulf Leuther, Arnulf Leuther, Daniel Lopez-Diaz, Daniel Lopez-Diaz, Michael Schlechtweg, Michael Schlechtweg, Oliver Ambacher, Oliver Ambacher, } "Radar system components to detect small and fast objects", Proc. SPIE 9483, Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems IX: Advanced Applications in Industry and Defense, 94830C (21 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2177017; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2177017
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