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Peter Green

Peter Green is an internationally active manager in Air Traffic Control. He looks back at a technical career in the fields of ATC and also has been in charge of ATCO and ATSEP qualification for many years.

Electronic Warfare - Detecting Range Gate Pull Off (RGPO) (VIDEO)


The RGPO Detection Block is an essential component of a radar system designed to detect and handle range deception data.

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Clutter-Map and Clutter-Map-Subtraction Implemented in FreeScopes (Video)

In air traffic control, managing radar clutter is essential for ensuring both safety and operational efficiency. This article provides an in-depth look at the use of clutter maps and clutter-map-subtraction techniques, which are employed to filter out stationary and irrelevant objects from radar displays. By focusing on these advanced filtering methods, the article aims to shed light on how radar systems are optimized to allow air traffic controllers to concentrate on tracking moving aircraft.

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Zero Velocity Filter, implemented with FreeScopes (Video)

This article dives into the critical role of zero-velocity filters in air traffic control, highlighting how they improve radar accuracy by eliminating stationary objects from the radar display. A video shows an implementation with SkyRadar FreeScopes.

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Understanding Hastened and Delayed Range Deception in Electronic Warfare: Strategic Implications and Training Solutions (Videos)

Range Deception is a relevant approach used by aircraft and drones to deceive the supervising radars. 

Explore the intricacies of Range Deception in Electronic Warfare—a tactic used by aircraft and drones to mislead enemy radars. Learn how altering radar signal timings can affect an adversary's ability to accurately locate and target. Understand the strategic implications and countermeasures in this evolving field.

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The Role of the Doppler Filter in Radar Imaging (Video)

Explore Doppler filtering in radar imaging using SkyRadar's FreeScopes ATC II and SkySim. See how it refines target identification and reduces false alarms.

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iMM Tracking - Extension of Kalman Filter on the Lateral Position (video)

SkyRadar introduces an advanced object tracking methodology featuring both the linear Kalman filter and the interacting multiple model (iMM) filter. While the linear Kalman filter primarily focuses on longitudinal object positioning, the iMM algorithm expands capabilities to include lateral positioning, enhancing tracking robustness.

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Challenges and Considerations of Electronic Warfare in an Interconnected World

Welcome back to our blog series on electronic warfare! In this sequel, we will explore the challenges and considerations associated with electronic warfare in an increasingly interconnected world. It is essential to approach electronic warfare as a tool of the military, with the primary focus on defense and peacekeeping efforts. As technology advances, responsible and ethical use of electronic warfare becomes paramount in maintaining global security while upholding principles of peace and stability.

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Advancements in Electronic Warfare: Paving the Path for Responsible Use in Peacekeeping

Welcome back to our blog series on electronic warfare! In this sequel, we will explore some of the latest advancements in this ever-evolving field while emphasizing the need for responsible and ethical applications in peacekeeping efforts. As technology progresses, electronic warfare capabilities become increasingly sophisticated, enabling more effective operations. However, it is crucial to recognize the responsibility that comes with these advancements and their potential impact on global peace and security.

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Strategy and Mission Planning in Electronic Warfare

In this sequel to our blog series on electronic warfare, we will explore the critical aspects of strategy and mission planning in the dynamic domain of electronic warfare. As we dive deeper into this topic, we aim to equip you with the knowledge necessary to understand how electronic warfare is applied in real-world scenarios to achieve strategic objectives.

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