Threat Radar Systems

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Overview

Threat Radar Systems

Course Description

The course, Threat Radar Systems, is based on Georgia Tech Research Institute’s more than 50 years of experience in intelligence analysis, development of hardware simulators of threat radars, foreign material exploitation of threat radar systems, and direct interchanges with the developers of modern threat systems. You will learn the theory of operation, design philosophy, and the component technologies used in threat air defense radar systems to gain a deeper understanding of these systems.

Course Content

AIR DEFENSE OVERVIEW

EARLY WARNING AND ACQUISITION RADARS

TARGET ENGAGEMENT RADARS

ANTENNAS AND TRANSMITTERS

RECEIVERS AND SIGNAL PROCESSORS

ELECTRONIC PROTECTION AND SPECIFIC THREAT SYSTEMS

PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT AND THREAT SYSTEM MODELING

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.

Prerequisites
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.

Session Details

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for engineers, scientists, and technical managers requiring a deeper understanding of threat radar systems.

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What You Will Learn

  • An air defense overview
  • Early warning and acquisition radars and target engagement radars
  • Antennas and transmitters, receivers and signal processors, and electronic protection
  • Examples of specific threat systems
  • Performance assessment and threat system modeling
Radar antenna

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand threat air defense radar system design.
  • Apply technologies used in threat radar systems.
  • Know specific examples of how the design principles and technologies presented in the course are applied to threat systems.
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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
President

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