Publisher : The Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science
DOI : 10.5515/KJKIEES.2015.26.11.999
Title & Authors
The Low Probability of Intercept RADAR Waveform Based on Random Phase and Code Rate Transition for Doppler Tolerance Improvement Lee, Ki-Woong; Lee, Woo-Kyung;
In modern electronic warfare, RADAR is under constant threat of ECM(Electronic Counter Measures) signals from nearby jammers. The conventional linear frequency modulated(Linear-FM) waveform is easy to be intercepted to estimate its signal parameters due to its periodical phase transition. Recently, APCN(Advanced Pulse Compression Noise) waveform using random amplitude and phase transition was proposed for LPI(Low probability of Intercept). But random phase code signals such as APCN waveform tend to be sensitive to Doppler frequency shift and result in performance degradation during moving target detection. In this paper, random phase and code rate transition based radar waveform(RPCR) is proposed for Doppler tolerance improvement. Time frequency analysis is carried out through ambiguity analysis to validate the improved Doppler tolerance of RPCR waveform. As a means to measure the vulnerability of the proposed RPCR waveform against LPI, WHT(Wigner-Hough Transform) is adopted to analyze and estimate signal parameters for ECCM(Electronic Counter Counter Measures) application.
Radar Waveform;Jamming;LPI(Low Probability of Intercept);ECCM(Electronic Counter Counter Measures);
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