Introduction to radar

Overview and Introduction. An excellent initial introduction by the BBC to radar, in simple terms, with many links to further pages.

Surveillance Radar. An excellent site that covers many aspects of radar. Mainly targeted at older surveillance radar systems, with some basic theory available.

Transponders. Introduction to transponders and radio beacons.

Bats. This page gives a good introduction to the use of echo location in nature, mainly in bats.

Wikipedia. Good overview of radar from the beginning of the last century, up to the cold war era. Many links to further references.

Radar History. Another well detailed site covering the early years of radar.

Radar Theory

Radar Range Equation. This BBC site provides a simple introduction to the radar range equation.

Wikipedia. A very comprehensive range of topics, with basic theory in the page and links to further information.

Radar Theory. (PDF) Has links to good basic radar theory notes

Adaptive Waveforms. (PDF) This presentation-style document provides mathematical examples of how adaptive waveforms can be employed.

Stealth

Overview of stealthy aircraft. This BBC site provides a quick overview of a number of the key stealth aircraft

Microwave data Lots of good electromangetics information

LPI Radar. An introduction into the basic concepts of Low Probability of Intercept Radar.

Electronic Combat

Overview. This BBC site provides a simple overview of what constitutes electronic combat and has many links to related topics.

Software