C-band SAR radar trials using UAV platform: Experimental results of SAR system integration on a UAV carrier

Damian Gromek , Piotr Jerzy Samczyński , Krzysztof Kulpa , G. C. S. Cruz , T. M. M. Oliveira , L. F. S. Félix , P. A. V. Gonçalves , C. M. B. P. Silva , A. L. C Santos , J. A. P. Morgado


In this paper the experimental results of C-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system integration on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are shown. The goal of the presented trials was to check the capabilities and limitations of the SAR system in UAV applications. The trials were conducted with a UAV system developed and operated by the Portuguese Air Force Academy (PAFA) using a compact SAR system, named SARENKA, developed by the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT).
Author Damian Gromek (FEIT / PE)
Damian Gromek,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Piotr Jerzy Samczyński (FEIT / PE)
Piotr Jerzy Samczyński,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Krzysztof Kulpa (FEIT / PE)
Krzysztof Kulpa,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, G. C. S. Cruz - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
G. C. S. Cruz,,
, T. M. M. Oliveira - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
T. M. M. Oliveira,,
, L. F. S. Félix - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
L. F. S. Félix,,
, P. A. V. Gonçalves - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
P. A. V. Gonçalves,,
, C. M. B. P. Silva - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
C. M. B. P. Silva,,
, A. L. C Santos - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
A. L. C Santos,,
, J. A. P. Morgado - [Portuguese Air Force Academy Research Center]
J. A. P. Morgado,,
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Kurowska Anna, Misiurewicz Jacek (eds.): IRS 2016 - 17th International Radar Symposium, 2016, Danvers, MA 01923, IEEE, , ISBN 978-1-5090-2518-3, 128 p.
Keywords in English FMCW Radar, Radar Imaging, Synthetic Aperture Radar, SAR, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, Unmanned Aerial System, UAS.
URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7497305&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D7497305
ProjectResearch on measurement, circuit and signal theory and electronic circuits and systems. Project leader: Romaniuk Ryszard, , Phone: +48 22 234 7986, +48 22 234 5360, start date 15-06-2015, end date 31-12-2016, ISE/2015/DS, Completed
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Languageen angielski
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ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 09-02-2020, BookChapterMatConfByIndicator
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 09-02-2020, BookChapterMatConfByIndicator
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