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A Study on the Improvement of Direction Error for Electronic Warfare System

전자전장비의 방향탐지 오차 개선에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2017.03.28
  • Accepted : 2017.06.09
  • Published : 2017.06.30

Abstract

The direction finder is an important device for an electronic support(ES) system because it is responsible for finding the direction of an emitter. The higher the accuracy of the direction finding, the higher the vitality of the weapon system with the ES system. Recently, the direction error occurred in the operating shipboard ES system when direction finding was performed for the signal with a pulse width of 200 ns. Therefore, this paper proposes, an improved method to reduce the direction error for shipboard ES systems. The proposed method was applied to the operating shipboard ES system and a field test was performed. The results of the field test showed that the direction error was reduced significantly for the signal with a pulse width of 200 ns.

Keywords

Amplitude-Comparison;Amplitude-Phase Hybrid;Direction finding(DF);Electronic support(ES);Phase-Comparison

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