target signature


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target signature

1. The characteristic pattern of a target displayed by detection and identification equipment.
2. In naval mine warfare, the variation in the influence field produced by the passage of a ship or sweep.
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Finally, the weight vector is used by optimum matched filtering given by (7), in order to get pure target signature as shown in Fig.
t u in (8) reveals the velocity in the range direction corresponds to a displacement of the target signature in the cross-range direction of the SAR image.
Passive decoys can be countered through the use of target signature analysis, exploiting as discriminants any available differences between the desired targets and the decoys (such as length, dynamic motion and polarization characteristics).
Our assignment is to provide the most accurate IR target signature data possible to our "clients," which include other Air Force groups, other military branches and contractors actively involved on a weapons or countermeasure development project initiated by one of the services.
The company is also developing an advanced proximity-fuzing capability for a new round that will provide the company's M230 Chain Gun with improved sensing of target signatures in high-clutter environments, combined with an air-bursting capability.
The company is also developing an advanced proximity-fuzing capability for a new round that will provide the companys M230 Chain Gun with improved sensing of target signatures in high-clutter environments, combined with an air-bursting capability.
The degree of intrinsic variability of the target signatures plays an indirect role in forming the differences in the individual rates.