Explore DRFM device technology, including its application to electronic attack, synthetic target generation and radar jamming. Review fundamental radar concepts to learn why DRFMs make robust and powerful jamming devices. Get up-to-date information on DRFM building blocks, including all typical components such as frequency converters, Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) controllers, Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADC) and Digital-to-Analog Converters (DAC). Review radar Electronic Protection (EP) techniques available to defend systems against DRFM jamming attacks.
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Electronic devices, including but not limited to laptops, calculators, Fitbit and Garmins, are not permitted in the classroom. Limited storage compartments may be available in some locations.
Engineers, technologists and managers involved in design, analysis, simulation, requirements definition, performance specification, procurement and test and evaluation of electronic attack equipment utilizing DRFM devices
How You Will Benefit
Understand the theory of operation of digital radio frequency memory devices.
Understand state-of-the-art in DRFM devices.
Know the performance trade-offs of various DRFM architectures and component selections.
Explain the operating modes of a DRFM.
Program a DRFM to execute standard range-velocity deception techniques.
Write a test procedure to evaluate the most important performance requirements of a DRFM.
Select candidate electronic protection techniques to defeat a DRFM jammer.
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