Initial processing and analysis of forward- and side-looking data from the Spectrally Agile Frequency-Incrementing Reconfigurable (SAFIRE) radar

@inproceedings{Ranney2017InitialPA,
  title={Initial processing and analysis of forward- and side-looking data from the Spectrally Agile Frequency-Incrementing Reconfigurable (SAFIRE) radar},
  author={Kenneth I. Ranney and Brian R. Phelan and Kelly D. Sherbondy and Getachew Kirose and Gregory Smith and John T. Clark and Arthur C. Harrison and Marc A. Ressler and Lam H. Nguyen and Ram M. Narayanan},
  booktitle={Defense + Security},
  year={2017}
}
A new, versatile, UHF/L band, ultrawideband (UWB), vehicle-mounted radar system developed at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has recently been exercised at an arid U.S. test site. The unique switching scheme implemented to record data from all receive channels is described, along with the current calibration procedure. Radar and global positioning system (GPS) data collected in both forwardand side-looking configurations are processed, and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images are… 

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