Modern Communications Jamming Principles And Techniques

Author: Richard Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608071669
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This edition features a wealth of new material on urban warfare, including a computer simulation of EW architecture alternatives for land-based forces based on urban constraints. It also includes an expanded section on time-hopped spread spectrum communications, more details on modern communication system technologies such as CDMA and OFDM, and an in-depth discussion on sources of urban noise. This practical resource is focused on showing the reader how to design and build jammers specifically targeted at spread spectrum, anti-jam communications. Moreover, it gives assistance in evaluating the expected performance of jamming systems against modern communications systems, and discover the best waveform to use to counter communication systems designed to be effective in jamming environments. While mathematical derivations in general are avoided, the book presents error rate performance equations for most modern digital anti-jam communication systems

Electronic Warfare Target Location Methods Second Edition

Author: Richard Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608075230
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Worldwide growth of space communications has caused a rapid increase in the number of satellites operating in geostationary orbits, causing overcrowded orbits. This practical resource is designed to help professionals overcome this problem. This timely book provides a solid understanding of the use of radio interferometers for tracking and monitoring satellites in overcrowded environments. Practitioners learn the fundamentals of radio interferometer hardware, including antennas, receiving equipment, signal processing and phase detection, and measurement accuracies. This in-depth volume describes the nature of the targets to be tracked by the interferometer, helping to clarify the movement of target satellites and what specific information has to be caught by the interferometer. Additionally, engineers find details on applications to practical cases of satellite tracking, covering different types of interferometers, recent technical developments, orbital monitoring and safety control.

Battlespace Technologies

Author: Richard S. Deakin
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596933380
Size: 75.49 MB
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The era of mechanized warfare is rapidly giving way to the battle for information superiority OCo enabled by electronic technologies that provide data for detailed analysis of enemy forces and capabilities. Supported with over 400 four-color photographs and illustrations, this new book is written and designed specifically to help non-specialists quickly understand the complexities of Network Enabled Capability (NEC). It offers you expert guidance on how to achieve information dominance throughout the battlespace by effectively employing the technologies, concepts, and decision-making processes of network enabled warfare.Written in clear, nontechnical language with minimum mathematics, the book explains how to use sensor technologies, including radar and electronic warfare systems, to disseminate information to key decision makers in timely and relevant manner. You learn how these technologies allow for the effective acquisition and dissemination of intelligence, while denying the collection, dissemination and use of intelligence by enemy forces.Providing a complete understanding of the advantages and weaknesses of information warfare, this practical book shows you what factors need to be taken into account when designing systems and equipment for use in a network-enabled environment. Moreover, this forward-looking reference explores what evolving requirements to consider for future air, land, and sea battlespace scenarios. This is an extraordinarily valuable and useful resource for military staff, defense industry engineers and managers, and government officials involved with defense funding decisions."

Mathematical Techniques In Multisensor Data Fusion

Author: David Lee Hall
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580533355
Size: 13.98 MB
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Since the publication of the first edition of this book, advances in algorithms, logic and software tools have transformed the field of data fusion. The latest edition covers these areas as well as smart agents, human computer interaction, cognitive aides to analysis and data system fusion control. data fusion system, this book guides you through the process of determining the trade-offs among competing data fusion algorithms, selecting commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tools, and understanding when data fusion improves systems processing. Completely new chapters in this second edition explain data fusion system control, DARPA's recently developed TRIP model, and the latest applications of data fusion in data warehousing and medical equipment, as well as defence systems.

Target Acquisition In Communication Electronic Warfare Systems

Author: Richard Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580539142
Size: 38.39 MB
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Radio communications plays an increasingly critical and growing role in today's electronic battlefield. Because more and more radio signals are deployed in electronic warfare (EW) situations, determining which ones are friendly and which are enemy has become more difficult and crucial. This book arms defense systems designers and operators with the full array of traditional search mechanisms and advanced high-resolution techniques for targeting radio signals deployed in electronic warfare. An invaluable technical reference, the book helps professionals fully understand the tradeoffs involved in designing EW target acquisition systems with less time and effort. Moreover, practitioners learn how to establish optimum methods for acquiring communication targets for exploitation or countermeasures. The book also serves as an excellent text for graduate courses in electronic warfare.

Information Warfare And Electronic Warfare Systems

Author: Richard A. Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608077055
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Information warfare is emerging as the new war fighting paradigm of the U.S. and many of its allies. This book is the first in the field to address communication electronic warfare (EW) systems in the context of information warfare. Authored by a recognized leading authority, the book includes a unique formulation of EW system performance and presents results of system simulations that have not appeared previously in any related literature. Essential reading for EW engineers and researchers working in defense, aerospace, and military capacities, the book explores the properties of information, the properties of information communication means, information theory, EW system architectures, and two operational simulations, one in Northeast Asia and the other in urban terrain.

Antenna Systems And Electronic Warfare Applications

Author: Richard Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608074846
Size: 75.70 MB
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Antennas systems play a critical role in modern electronic warfare communications and radar. Today's EW engineers need to have a solid understanding of the design principles of this technology and how antenna systems are used in the field. This comprehensive book serves as a one-stop resource for practical EW antenna system know-how. Supported with over 700 illustrations and nearly 1,700 equations, this authoritative reference offers professionals detailed explanations of all the important foundations and aspects of this technology. Moreover, engineers get an in-depth treatment of a wide range of antenna system applications. The book presents the key characteristics of each type of antenna, including dipoles, monopoles, loops, arrays, horns, and patches. Practitioners also find valuable discussions on the limitations of antennas system performance in EW applications.

Electronic Warfare Receivers And Receiving Systems

Author: Richard A. Poisel
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608078418
Size: 62.22 MB
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Receivers systems are considered the core of electronic warfare (EW) intercept systems. Without them, the fundamental purpose of such systems is null and void. This book considers the major elements that make up receiver systems and the receivers that go in them. This resource provides system design engineers with techniques for design and development of EW receivers for modern modulations (spread spectrum) in addition to receivers for older, common modulation formats. Each major module in these receivers is considered in detail. Design information is included as well as performance tradeoffs of various components. Major factors that influence the functioning of the modules are identified and discussed. Key performance parameters are identified as well, and approaches to achieving design goals are considered.