Incorporating AFEWC IMOM as an instructional asset for NPS radar and electronic warfare curricula
Van Splinter, Gregg A.
Gill, Gurnam S.
MetadataShow full item record
In this thesis, effort is made to incorporate the computer program, Improved Many(Jammers)-on-Many(Radars) (IMOM), into radar and electronic warfare curricula at the Naval Postgraduate School. The IMOM program is used operationally by the U.S. Air Force for electronic combat mission planning. IMOM allows the user to evaluate electronic combat effects through computer color graphics display of the electronic order of battle including terrain effects. This same program used in an academic role, provides students in radar and electronic warfare a tool for understanding radar principles, jamming principles, and the physical interaction between the two. The objective is to provide a visible link between radar range theory presented in coursework and the two-dimensional electronic combat scenarios presented by IMOM. This is done by plotting the theoretical results for radar signal return, jammer return, and the jamming to signal ratio for both self protection and stand-off jammers. A MATLAB program is used to generate plots of the radar and jamming equations and to validate the IMOM algorithm against the equations used at NPS. The effect of radar parameter changes on the system is clearly displayed, both on the graphical MATLAB output and the IMOM graphics display, therefore enhancing the student's understanding of radar and jamming principles.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Keller, Steven M. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1982-03);The JINTACCS program was established to insure the interoperability of tactical command and control systems used in joint military operations. One of the standards JINTACCS has developed is a message format to enhance the ...
Dayton, Jeffrey A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-06);The radio controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) is one of the deadliest threats to military personnel supporting the global war on terrorism, and due to its success is expected to play a major role as a weapon ...
Chen, Hung-Ruei (Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-09);Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave (FMCW) radar is a type of Low Probability of Intercept radar system that is being heavily investigated in the military. Not only is its transmission difficult to be detected by enemy ...