Radar ECCM Considerations and Techniques

  • Edward K. Reedy


From the very beginning of radar, attempts have been made to disrupt its use through various forms of electronic and nonelectronic countermeasures and associated techniques. These countermeasures include active jamming, or the attempt to introduce extraneous electronic signals into the radar receiver and processor, passive techniques such as chaff, decoys, and so on; intercept equipment and techniques such as direction finding (DF), radar warning receivers, and electronic intelligence (ELINT) receivers; and radar homing missiles or antiradiation missiles (ARM). In addition, target evasive actions, maneuvers, and flight plans can be developed as countermeasures against radar.


Automatic Gain Control Constant False Alarm Rate Target Evasive Action High Duty Cycle Radar Receiver 
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