A digital method for determining the coordinate reference of a protracted object based on its radar image

Authors

  • E. P. Msallam N. E. Zhukovskii National Aerospace University
  • V. V. Pechenin N. E. Zhukovskii National Aerospace University (KhAI)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3103/S073527270604008X

Abstract

A new method is suggested for determining coordinates of protracted seaborne objects based on information extracted from the binary digital radar image. The data obtained from the results of processing of an actual radar image show that the method ensures the required accuracy of coordinate reference. Practical implementation of the method is simpler compared to the methods in existence.

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Published

2006-04-08