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Outer Shape Design of Rotating Medium Antenna Installed on Ship Mast

함정 마스트 장착 레이더용 회전 중형 안테나의 외부 형상 설계

  • Received : 2011.09.28
  • Accepted : 2012.05.25
  • Published : 2012.08.01

Abstract

To satisfy the operational requirements of surveillance radar and the operational concept of a ship combat system, an active-array-type antenna was designed using solid-state transmitters and receivers. The arrangement of the constituent electronic components of the antenna system, considerably large in size, and therefore, the antenna needs to be housed in a box. The rotational antenna system installed on a ship mast is installed in a sealed housing to protect the interior equipment from environmental conditions. The outer shape of the housing is that the antenna should be capable of rotating normally despite strong winds. Furthermore, in recent times, designs with low radar cross section (RCS) have attracted attention from the viewpoint of improving the stealth of the ship. In this light, four types of models are proposed for the outer shape design of the antenna system, and they are investigated from the viewpoint of low RCS design as well as wind load.

Keywords

Rotating Antenna;Wind Load;Low RCS;Surveillance Radar;Ship Mast

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 국방과학연구소

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