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Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems, Second Edition

Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems, Second Edition

By (author): Richard Poisel
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 830
ISBN: 9781596934528

Hardback $186.00 Qty:
Focusing mainly on the engineering aspects of communications electronic warfare (EW) systems, this thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular Artech House book offers you a current and complete introduction to the subject. The second edition adds a wealth of new material, including expanded treatments of two critical areas - RF noise and the effects of signal fading. Moreover, now you find a complete chapter on the important topic of jamming performance over fading channels. Supported with over 700 equations, this authoritative resource details the components, systems, and operations of electronic warfare systems dedicated to protecting and attacking military communications networks. You are provided with a complete understanding of how modern direction finders for communication signals work, along with their limitations. The book also helps you acquire a working knowledge of hyperbolic emitter location technologies, and shows you how to measure performance, defining the basic operations necessary for communication EW systems. You are provided with a technique for geolocation of low probability of intercept/anti-jam targets. Use this book to identify state-of-the-art EW technology, understand basic EW processes, and gain insight into the future direction of these systems.
Communication Electronic Warfare SystemsIntroduction. Information Warfare. Electronic Warfare. Electronic Support. Electronic SupportIntroduction. Intercept. Geolocation. Triangulation with Multiple Bearings. Deployment Considerations. Electronic Mapping. Common Operational Picture. Operational Integration with Other Disciplines. Support to Targeting. ; Electronic AttackIntroduction. Communication Jamming. Jammer Deployment. Look-Through. Analog Communications. Digital Communications. Narrowband/Partial-Band Jamming. Barrage Jamming. Follower Jammer. Jamming LPI Targets. ; Electromagnetic Signal PropagationIntroduction. Signal Propagation. Radio Frequency Band Designations. Polarization. Power Density. Free-Space Propagation. Ground Wave. Wave Diffraction. Reflected Waves. Ducting. Meteor Burst. Scattering. Signal Fading. Characteristics of the Mobile VHF Channel. Propagation via the Ionosphere. ; Radio Frequency Noise and InterferenceIntroduction. Sources of External Noise and Interference. Internal Noise in EW Systems. Noise in Digital Signal Processing. EMI. Noise in Amplifiers. Other Noise Considerations. ; CommunicationsIntroduction. Modulation. Spread Spectrum. Access Methods. Duplexing. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. Coding Communication Signals. Modems. Facsimile. Communication Security. ; Signal ProcessingIntroduction. Orthogonal Function. Transforms. Signal Sampling. Cyclostationary Signal Processing. Higher Order Statistics. Applications. ; Direction-Finding Position-Fixing TechniquesIntroduction. Bearing Estimation. Position -Fixing Algorithms. Single-Site Location Techniques. Fix Accuracy. Fix Coverage. ; Quadratic Position-Fixing TechniquesIntroduction. Time Difference of Arrival. Differential Doppler. Cross Ambiguity Function. Time of Arrival. TDOA Asymptote Emitter Localization. Multiple Targets. ; Early EntryIntroduction. Target Model. Intercept System Model. Simulation Results. ; Detection and Geolocation of Frequency Hopping EmittersIntroduction. Analysis. Simulation. ; Signal Detection RangeIntroduction. Noise Limits on Detection Range. Targets. Detection Range with the Propagation Model. Detection Range with the Reflection Propagation Model. ; Jamming Performance in Fading ChannelsIntroduction. Probability of Detection in Fading Channels. Jamming DSSS Wideband Systems. Jamming Performance in Nakagami Fading. Jamming FHSS Wideband Systems. Jamming Hybrid Wideband Systems. ; Electronic Attack-UAV and Ground-BasedIntroduction. Signal Propagation at Long Ranges. Jamming ERP. Targets. RLOS. UAV Jammer. Ground-Based Jammer. ; Thin JammersIntroduction. Thin Jammers without Fading. Thin Jammers in Fading Channels. Frequency Following Jammer. Pulsed Jammer. ; Appendix A: Probability and Random VariablesIntroduction. Means, Expected Values and Moment Functions of Random Variables. Probability. Gaussian Density Functions. Kurtosis. Skewness. Useful Characteristics of Probabilities, Density Functions and Distribution Functions. ; Appendix B: Simulation Networks. ; Appendix C: System EngineeringIntroduction. System Engineering. Human Factors Engineering. System Cost.;
  • Richard Poisel Richard A. Poisel holds a Ph.D in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin . He is currently a consultant on engineering for electronic warfare applications.
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