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Radar Cross Section Reduction (RCSR) Fundamentals Short Course

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Radar Cross Section Reduction (RCSR) Fundamentals Short Course

Course Description

The Radar Cross Section Reduction (RCSR) Fundamentals course provides an overview of electromagnetic scattering and radar echo characteristics and how these characteristics may be controlled or modified, focusing on the principles of RCSR and basic concepts. This course explores RCSR applications from an aviation perspective and also touches on other vehicle types. The student will gain an understanding of the tools used in devising RCSR treatments, to include descriptions of computer modeling and laboratory measurements.

Requirements & Materials
Important Information

This course requires Need-to-Know Certification and a clearance requirement. Please make sure to read the Course Restrictions section below before registering for this course.



  • Radar Cross Section, Eugene F. Knott, John F. Shaeffer, Michael T. Tuley, Scitech Publishing, Inc.


  • Course Notes containing presentation slides printed 4 per page in color. Course Notes also provided on DVD.
Course Restrictions

This course is classified.  Attendance is restricted to US citizens with the appropriate security clearance and need-to-know. All contractors wishing to attend a need-to-know classified course must have a US government sponsor or contracting officer signature.  

Georgia Tech's Research Security Office will only process need-to-know certification and clearance forms with the appropriate signature.  There are no exceptions to this policy.  Eligibility questions should be directed to 404-407-6661. Attendees must fax the Need-to-Know Form to 404-407-8691

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.


The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani

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