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Radar 2017

 
International Conference on Radar Systems

23 – 26 October 2017 | Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre, UK

 

Technical scope

Radar environment and phenomenology

  • Propagation, foliage penetration
  • Target and clutter signature
  • Low observable design
  • Multifunction systems simulation

 

Radar systems

  • Ground to air surveillance
  • Ground to space surveillance
  • Naval and coastal surveillance
  • Airborne surveillance
  • Fire control radar
  • Meteorological radars
  • Secondary radar
  • ATM systems
  • Multifunction, active / passive RF-EW-CNI systems
  • Emission control, LPI Radars
  • Networks of sensors
  • Multiplatform / multisite systems
  • ECM / ECCM
  • Counterstealth detection
  • Design / validation of complex systems
  • Frequency spectral challenges to radar systems
  • Weather radar
  • Ballistic defence missiles

 

Remote sensing from airborne or spaceborne systems

  • SAR modes for 2D and interferometric SAR
  • Distributed / bistatic or multistatic systems
  • Innovative SAR concepts
  • Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
  • Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA)

 

Waveform design, beamforming and signal processing

  • Space-time waveforms / processing (STAP)
  • Knowledge Aided (KA) STAP
  • Adaptive beamforming
  • Coloured / Interleaved transmission, MIMO
  • Multifrequency / multipolarisation techniques
  • Target extraction from clutter and jamming
  • Detection, CFAR, tracking after / before detection
  • Cognitive radar
  • Waveform diversity

 

Emerging radar applications

  • Mine detection
  • Pollution detection, environment monitoring
  • Automatic cruise control / security control
  • Docking aid, tank gauge
  • Surveillance of runways / detection of debris
  • Sense and avoid

 

Emerging technologies

  • Bistatic / multistatic radar
  • Time and frequency synchronisation
  • Passive detection and location, triangulation
  • Low frequency radar
  • Millimetre radar / radiometry
  • Dual band radar
  • Ultra wide band radar
  • Laser radar
  • High power solid state
  • RF photonics
  • Superconducting oscillators and filters
  • MEMS for radar applications
  • Conformal, non-standard antenna
  • Bio-inspired radars
  • Health monitoring radars
  • Radar entomology

 

Advanced sub-systems technologies

  • New antenna concepts
  • Wideband antennas and radomes
  • Antenna calibration
  • Frequency / angular selective structures
  • RF filtering
  • Future T/R modules
  • High speed analogue to digital converters
  • RF modular architectures
  • Integrated modular avionics
  • Reconfigurable processing architectures
  • Benefits of civilian technologies (COTS)

 

Computer modelling, simulation and validation

  • Virtual prototyping
  • Environment modelling
  • Performance evaluation

 

Radar management techniques

  • Multifunction radar / waveform management
  • Data fusion, resources allocation
  • Radar beam scheduling and planning
  • Multicriteria optimisation
  • Multilateration / cooperation of sensors
  • A-SMGCS (Advanced- Surface Movement Guidance and Control System)

 

Automatic classification

  • NCTR, ATR
  • ISAR
  • Modelling / learning
  • High Range Resolution systems
  • Sensor fusion for identification

Co-headline sponsors

Exhibitors

Pricing

Member - £659

Non-member - £799

Student‡ / retired - £399

Tutorials - £299