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Fiber optic microwave link applications in towed decoy electronic countermeasure systems
Author(s): Noel B. Benton
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Paper Abstract

An overview of towed decoy theory of operation is discussed to develop microwave link requirements. Different fiber optic microwave link approaches including band shifting with wavelength division multiplexing, extenal modulation, and directly modulated lasers are discussed. A military airborne environment is described. Electro-mechanical towline cables are discussed. Future trends for fiber optic microwave links in electronic warfare systems are identified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2560, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications VII, (1 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218513
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Noel B. Benton, Westinghouse Electric Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2560:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications VII
Anastasios P. Goutzoulis, Editor(s)

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