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Real-time SAR processing for search and rescue
Author(s): Arthur W. Mansfield; George W. Rogers; Houra Rais
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Paper Abstract

The most important parameter in Search and Rescue is the time it takes to locate the downed aircraft and rescue the survivors. The resulting requirement for wide-area coverage, fine resolution, and day-night all-weather operation dictates the use of a SAR sensor. The time urgency dictates a real-time or near real-time SAR processor. This paper presents alternative real-time architectures and gives the results of feasibility studies of the enabling technologies, including new work by the authors in the area of SAR data compression.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3371, Automatic Target Recognition VIII, (18 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323843
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Arthur W. Mansfield, Consultant (United States)
George W. Rogers, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Houra Rais, Boeing Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3371:
Automatic Target Recognition VIII
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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