The Czars of Radar Technology

Richardson, Doug
December 2010
Armada International;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p18
This article focuses on the widespread use of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology in modern jet fighter aircraft. It explains that SAR was first field for military purposes in the U.S. Air Force's Lockheed SR-71 and U-2 surveillance aircraft. SAR's application does not only lies in locating targets as it has also been used to help U.S. rescue operations in the January 12, 2010 earthquake that hit Haiti. It presents information on aircraft that use SAR.


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