Radar Range

Description

Radar is an object detection system that uses electromagnetic waves to identify the range, altitude, direction, or speed of both moving and fixed objects such as aircraft, ships, motor vehicles, formations, and terrain.

Related formulas

Variables

RRadar Range (dimensionless)
P0Transmitted Pulse Peak Power (dimensionless)
GMaximum Power Gain of Antenna (dimensionless)
σRadar Cross Section Area (dimensionless)
AAntenna Aperture (dimensionless)
πpi
PMinimum Detectable Signal of Receiver (dimensionless)