Analysis of radar cross section assessment methods and parameters affecting it for surface ships

  • Vladimir Díaz Charris Mechatronic Engineer, M.Sc.(c) Electronic Engineering, DIDESI Researcher, COTECMAR, Colombia.
  • José Manuel Gómez Torres Naval Electronic Engineer, MSME & MSSE, DIDESI researcher, COTECMAR, Colombia.

Abstract

This article presents an analysis of the different modeling methods for predicting the radar cross section of surface ships. In the analysis, we studied the effect of different factors in vessel construction regarding the amount of electromagnetic energy returning to a radar source, such as the handling of shapes, use of different materials, and vessel size. We can see the different evaluation methods of the radar cross section and the software tools available to determine an appropriate methodology for adoption by the Colombian Navy and their subsequent integration with the design process and optimization of warships.

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Published
2012-07-21
How to Cite
Díaz Charris, V., & Gómez Torres, J. M. (2012). Analysis of radar cross section assessment methods and parameters affecting it for surface ships. Ciencia Y tecnología De Buques, 6(11), 91-106. https://doi.org/10.25043/19098642.72
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Scientific and Technological Research Articles