Compact Antenna Range

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FLC Region

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Redstone Arsenal
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000
United States

Description

Facility consists of a folded compact antenna range including a computer controlled three axis position table, parabolic reflector and RF sources for the measurement of antenna patterns including quantification of the effect of scan and radomes on the patterns. The range is qualified for RF frequencies form X to W band, Current sources are the Ka frequency band. This facility has been used to quantify RF antennas for LONGBOW, PAC-3, and various advanced technology developments. Additionally the facility includes a Far Field Range that provides a capability for the laboratory development and test of radars transmitters and receivers. This facility has been utilized for the development of both Active Protections Systems and Counter Active Protection Systems and the evaluation of advanced phased array antennas.

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