Slotted waveguide antennas for practical radar systems


  • S. S. Sekretarov Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • Dmitry M. Vavriv Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine



slot antennas, aircraft antenna, antenna array feeds


This article summarizes recent results on the development, fabrication, and application of slotted waveguide antenna systems for practical radar systems, including Ka-band helicopter collision avoidance and weather radar, Ku-band surveillance and tracking radar, and X-band airborne SAR system. The corresponding design solutions, antenna characteristics, and test results are presented and discussed.


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