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Real-Time Microwave Radiometric Imager
Author(s): Robert P. Moore
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in microwave radiometric (MICRAD) technology, particularly in millimeter wave components, now allow MICRAD imagers to provide a useful reconnaissance capability. The characteristics of these systems make them ideally suited, for real-time reconnaissance. This paper describes an experimental real-time reconnaissance system implemented by the Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, Calif. It describes the image interpretation techniques used for MICRAD imagery. The paper also describes an advanced, pod-mounted version of the experimental imager unHer development for the Naval Weapons Center by Rockwell International.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 August 1977
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0101, Airborne Reconnaissance: Tactical/Real Time II, (8 August 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955378
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Robert P. Moore, Naval Weapons Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0101:
Airborne Reconnaissance: Tactical/Real Time II
Theodore Freitag; Edgar Frasher, Editor(s)

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