azimuth resolution


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azimuth resolution

The ability of radar equipment to separate two reflectors at similar ranges but different bearings from a reference point. Normally the minimum separation distance between the reflectors is quoted and expressed as the angle subtended by the reflectors at the reference point.
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While in flight direction multiple phase centre beam forming processing is used to enhance the azimuth resolution in elevation DBF is utilised to recover signal energy in order to improve the SNR for a given transmit power.
The azimuth resolution available from such a beam is dependant on range, increasing with distance.
Resolution was related to aircraft ground speed and to antenna pointing angle with respect to the direction of flight, but typical azimuth resolution is around 0.