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Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-specialist, 4th Edition
Author: Paul J. Hannen

Copyright: 2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
ISBN: 9781613530115
List Price: $79.00

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Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-Specialist, 4th Edition teaches the essentials of radar and electronic warfare in a clear, consistent way. It distills the very complex, rich technologies of radar and EW into its fundamentals, tying them to the laws of nature on one end and to the most modern and complex systems on the other. This should be the first book selected to provide a solid foundation in both radar and EW.

This book is focused on imparting whole pieces of knowledge, developed with an evolutionary approach, and tied together with a consistent thread of logic through the radar and EW material. It starts with electromagnetic propagation, describes a radar system of the utmost simplicity, and derives the associated radar equation. Once the radar equation is available, the book enhances the meaning of each term in it and concept behind it, moving through target detection, antennas, measurements and tracking, radar cross section, and system applications in an orderly progression. Similarly, the book continues with an introduction to EW, moving through electronic support (ES), electronic attack (EA), and electronic protection (EP). The radar and EW material is consistent in both scope and depth.

Readers with a technical or business degree should be well prepared to understand the radar and EW concepts in this book. The overwhelming majority of these concepts are mathematically represented using algebra. Some concepts use trigonometry and a very select few use calculus. It is written specifically for those with little or no knowledge of radar and EW technologies to give them the ability to critique a first-order radar or EW system design or analysis.

TABLE OF CONTENTS (Use the Explore button to see the full TOC)
1.Introduction to Radar and Electronic Warfare
2. Radar Systems
3. Target Detection
4. Radar Antennas
5. Radar Measurements and Target Tracking
6. Target Signature
7. Advanced Radar Concepts
8. Electronic Warfare Overview
9. Electronic Warfare Receivers
10. Self Protection Jamming Electronic Attack
11. Support Jamming Electronic Attack
12. Electronic Protection Concepts
13. Loose Ends of Radar and/or Electronic Warfare Lore


Hannen Paul Hannen received a Bachelor of Science (1979) and Master of Science (1981) in Systems Engineering from Wright State University – Mr. Hannen has over 30 year of extensive radar and electronic warfare (EW), survivability assessment, and modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A) expertise. Mr. Hannen supports research and development (R&D), intelligence, weapon system acquisition, test and evaluation (T&E), and training activities. For over the past two decades, Mr. Hannen has taught the senior/graduate level electrical engineering class, "Introduction to Radar Systems," and the graduate class, "Modern Radar Theory," as an adjunct professor for the Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University.

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