MODERN RADAR TECHNOLOGY: Advanced Concepts, Design, and Signal Processing

…most comprehensive coverage of RADAR technology, its evolution, state-of-the-art and future trends…

This modern radar course, presented by the author of the course textbook, encompasses the foundations, evolution and the state-of-art of the technology. Special attention is given to the systems level considerations, such as advanced waveforms, signal processing, simulation models and performance analysis.

Applications and benefits:

You will benefit by enhancing your understanding of the:
  • Radar history and its evolution.
  • Language, terminology and metrics used by the radar community.
  • Radar systems, their objectives and missions.
  • Radar-system design criteria and system design.
  • Radar waveforms and signal processing.
  • Key enabling technologies.
  • Radar system performance analysis.
  • Modeling and simulation of radar systems.

Who should attend:

This comprehensive four day course introduces the principles of radar systems, as well as their missions and objectives, along with detailed system-level presentation of the methods, techniques and tools used in the design, simulations and performance analysis of modern radar systems and waveforms in use today. It is an invaluable resource for executives, program managers, system analysts, programmers and engineers who design, support or operate radar-based systems. This course is best suited for those with prior training in a technical field.

Course Outline:


Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd edition, by G.W. Stimson, published by SciTech, 1998
Radar Essentials: A Concise Handbook for Radar Design and Performance Analysis, by G. Richard Curry, published by SciTech, 2012

About the Instructor

G. Richard Curry is a consultant in radar system applications with extensive experience in radar system analysis and simulation, radar design and testing, military R&D planning and technology assessment, and research management. He led analysis of radar system applications in military systems at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and at General Research Corporation (GRC). Prior to that, he analyzed and designed surveillance and tracking radars for the Raytheon Company, performed radar engineering for ballistic missile range testing at Kwajalein, and developed radar signal processing techniques at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He served in the U. S. Navy as an Electronics Officer. Mr. Curry received B. S. degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics from the University of Michigan, and an M. S. degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Radar System Panel of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, and author of the books:Radar System Performance Modeling, Pocket Radar Guide, and Radar Essentials. Additional information is available at: