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					              PHOBOS-R (QR020)
             2-18GHz Threat Warner




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                     Contents
•   Candidate Applications
•   Functional/Non-Functional Performance
•   System Architecture
•   Hardware (UAV/Vehicle, Mast Mount/Remote)
•   Example Operational Contexts
•   Signal Conditioning
•   Threat Processing
•   Handheld Display
•   Full ESM MMI
•   Operational Support
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             Candidate Applications
•   Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
•   Armoured Fighting Vehicles
•   Reconnaissance Vehicles
•   Fast Patrol Boats
•   Light Utility Aircraft (FW & RW)
•   Man portable and deployable
•   Remote Installations
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              Functional Performance
Parameter             Performance

Frequency range       2-18GHz ( options down to 500MHz, up to 20GHz)
Frequency Accuracy    Better than 15MHz ( option down to 4.5MHz )

POI                   100% in frequency, 360o FOV (switched, option inst.)
Sensitivity           -57dBm typ (tgt -60dBm) at Antenna output
Bearing Accuracy      10 deg rms typ

Time to Alert         Less than 1 sec

Pulse Density         Better than 1M pulses/sec

Minimum Pulse width   <75ns

Network Capable       Yes

Operator workload     Minimal operator workload



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         Non-Functional Performance
Parameter              Performance
Size                   Less than 1.25 litres (exc Antennas and MMI Display)
Weight                 1.5kg (exc Antennas and MMI Display)
Power                  24W, 9-36VDC – suitable for solar power operation
MMI Display            Ruggedised PDA, Toughbook, Customer specific MMI
Altitude               60kft
Operating temperature -20 to +85 degrees C
Ease of Installation   Minimal interconnections



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              System SWaP Comparison
System         Op Freq            Sens        Size (Ltrs)   Pwr cons           Wt (kgs)
name                              I Dyn Rng                 (W)
Finder Plus    2-18GHz            *           <98           <400               <53
(Aeronix)                         >40dB
WBR2000        2-18GHz            -65dBm      <56           <350               <45
(ArgonST)                         60dB
ELT/160        E-J & K            Med         1ATR          *                  15-20
Elt SpA                           Simple
SPS-65-V5      0.5-18GHz          *           *             *                  10
ELISRA                            *
ALR-400        0.5-42GHz          -65dBm      *             200                10.2
INDRA          (4GHz IB)          60dB
ALR-67V3       <2-40GHz           *           18            109                35
Raytheon                          *
ESP            1-18GHz            -55dBm      8.4           140                16
Avitronics                        >60dB
CATS           E-J, opt K D and   -50dBm      10.3          144                10
Thales         CD                 50dB
                                                                     Source: JED RWR Survey - Feb 2009


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                 System Architecture
                                                     Antenna Array



                                                      N Antenna




             W Antenna                                                                              E Antenna



                                                                                        Digital
                                                      S Antenna        GPS
                                                                                       Compass




                                                                        Loc               Hdg




                                 RF Receiver                                  Single Board                                  Handheld
                                                       PDWs                                                Track Table
                                    RR017                                      Computer                                     Display




                                                                     Power                   HDD


                                                                     Power                HDD &
                                             Power
                                                                     Supply               Adaptor

                     Threat Processor Unit

                                                                  +9 to +36VDC




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             System Hardware
                               Suitable for where
                               Antennas are
                               platform
                               mounted.
                               Display unit can
                               be handheld (as
                               shown) or full
                               ESM MMI on
                               Laptop (see later)



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System Hardware (Mast Mount/Remote)




   Mast-Top unit contains all except display unit –
   suitable for mast-top & remote site operations



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Example Operational Context (1)




     System hardware and display mounted in vehicle


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Example Operational Context (2)




             System hardware mounted in vehicle –
                 Display carried by foot patrol
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Example Operational Context (3)




     System hardware mounted in UAV – Data relayed via
      UAV control centre. Display carried by foot patrol
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     Signal Conditioning - RR017
• 4 RF ports into two simultaneous Video/RF
  channels ( option for 360 degree instantaneous
  FOV )
• Rejection of out-of-band signals
• Switched attenuation (for large signals)
• Dual DLVA
• Automatic (in-pulse) selection of IFM signal
• Automatic PDW Generation
• Detection & Declaration of CW signals
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             RR017 4 Port – 2 Channel
                 Wideband Rx




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             Threat Processing
• Waveform Based Processing Algorithm
• High pulse density (>1 million pulses per second)
• Fast reaction time (typically < 1 second)
   – Ability to cue fast set on ECM capability
• Insensitive to receiver/digitiser colouration
• 5000 threat mode library (expandable)
• 500 entry track table (expandable)

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             Handheld Display
                   • PDA-based unit (incl WiFi & quad
                     band GSM)
                   • No operator intervention
                   • Audio and visual alarm
                   • Display centred around sensor
                     location
                   • Up to 30 threats displayed
                     (expandable)
                   • Also displays own lat/long (via
                     internal GPS)
                   • MIL STD 2525 Symbology (can
                     host User Defined set)
                   • Application portable to other host
                     processors

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             Full ESM MMI
                       • For use by EW Analysts
                       • Full Tactical Displays
                            – Map/Imagery
                            – Polar
                            – Graphical
                       • 500 entry Track Table
                         with parametric details
                       • Supports display of
                         platform/weapon data
                       • MIL STD 2525
                         Symbology (can host
                         User Defined set)
                       • Application can be
                         hosted on existing user
                         IT systems

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                  Operational Support
• Library Generation tool can be integrated with
  national source databases
• Library entries can also be generated locally from
  own sensor PDW collection or from PDW data
  collected by other sensors



•   Note:1 x system may also be required at Op Support unit for Library validation


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