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Technical scope

Theme A - Radar Environment and Phenomenology

  • A1: Propagation, foliage penetration
  • A2: Target and clutter signature
  • A3: Low observable design
  • A4: Multifunction systems simulation

Theme B - Radar Systems

  • B1: Ground to air surveillance
  • B2: Ground to space surveillance
  • B3: Naval and coastal surveillance
  • B4: Airborne surveillance
  • B5: Fire control radar
  • B6: Meteorological radars
  • B7: Secondary radar
  • B8: ATM systems
  • B9: Multifunction, active/passive RF-EW-CNI systems
  • B10: Emission control, LPI Radars
  • B11: Networks of sensors
  • B12: Multiplatform/Multisite systems
  • B13: ECM/ECCM
  • B14: Counterstealth detection
  • B15: Design/validation of complex systems
  • B16: Frequency spectral challenges to radar systems
  • B17: Weather radar
  • B18: Ballistic defence missiles

Theme C - Remote Sensing from Airborne or Spaceborne Systems

  • C1: SAR modes for 2D and interferometric SAR
  • C2: Distributed/bistatic or multistatic systems
  • C3: Innovative SAR concepts
  • C4: Space situational awareness (SSA)
  • C5: Maritime situational awareness (MSA)

Theme D - Waveform Design, Beamforming and Signal Processing

  • D1: Space-time waveforms/processing (STAP)
  • D2: Knowledge aided (KA) STAP
  • D3: Adaptive beamforming
  • D4: Coloured/interleaved transmission, MIMO
  • D5: Multifrequency/multipolarisation techniques
  • D6: Target extraction from clutter and jamming
  • D7: Detection, CFAR, tracking after/before detection
  • D8: Cognitive radar

Theme E - Emerging Radar Applications

  • E1: Mine detection
  • E2: Pollution detection, environment monitoring
  • E3: Automatic cruise control/security control
  • E4: Docking aid, tank gauge
  • E5: Surveillance of runways/detection of debris
  • E6: Sense and avoid

Theme F - Emerging Technologies

  • F1: Bistatic/multistatic
  • F2: Time and frequency synchronisation
  • F3: Passive detection and location, triangulation
  • F4: Low frequency radar
  • F5: Millimetre radar/radiometry
  • F6: Dual band radar
  • F7: Ultra wide band radar
  • F8: Laser radar
  • F9: High power solid state
  • F10: RF photonics
  • F11: Superconducting oscillators and filters
  • F12: MEMS for radar applications
  • F13: Conformal, non-standard antenna
  • F14: Bio-inspired radars
  • F15: Health monitoring radars
  • F16: Radar entomology

Theme G - Advanced Sub-Systems Technologies

  • G1: New antenna concepts
  • G2: Wideband antennas and radomes
  • G3: Antenna calibration
  • G4: Frequency/angular selective structures
  • G5: RF filtering
  • G6: Future T/R modules
  • G7: High speed analog to digital converters
  • G8: RF modular architectures
  • G9: Integrated modular avionics
  • G10: Reconfigurable processing architectures
  • G11: Benefits of civilian technologies (COTS)

Theme H - Computer Modelling, Simulation and Validation

  • H1: Virtual prototyping
  • H2: Environment modelling
  • H3: Performance evaluation

Theme I - Radar Management Techniques

  • I1: Multifunction radar/Waveform management
  • I2: Data fusion, resources allocation
  • I3: Radar beam scheduling and planning
  • I4: Multicriteria optimisation
  • I5: Multilateration/cooperation of sensors
  • I6: A-SMGCS (Advanced- Surface Movement Guidance and Control System)

Theme J - Automatic Classification

  • J1: NCTR, ATR
  • J2: ISAR
  • J3: Modelling/learning
  • J4: High range resolution systems
  • J5: Sensor fusion for identification