EW Europe 2019 Presentation
”High Power Solid State Advances in Technology”
While the electromagnetic battle space becomes more densely occupied and our adversaries develop new threat methodologies, more capable threat simulation emitters systems are required. The stakes are high and domination of the electromagnetic battle space will determine the winner of conflicts, not the dominant air power. The technology scenario is not unlike the development of the airplane, its value not quickly appreciated (how we found ourselves behind China and Russia EW technology). Figuratively we are moving from the bi-plane to the mono plane. But that’s not enough, tactics need development and new systems require tiers of development and complex testing.
The concern is who will be first to develop the equivalent of the laminar flow wing of the P51 Mustang and mate it with the Rolls Royce Merlin engine? If your team talks about functions you want in your high power transmitting amplifier then you are on the right path. The following examples are amplifier capabilities that are alarmingly within reach.
- .1dB output power accuracy out of the box, no more “cal factors” in your own external lookup table, no external power metering required
- Pre loaded mission profiles including barrage, frequency hopping, multi-tone
- Input pulse shape matching
- Software defined architecture allows customized mission scenario’s
- Digital output filtering
You can learn more about the technology advances directly from Paulo Correa (Empower RF CTO) at this year’s annual AOC EW Europe Convention. Paulo’s will present on Track 2, Wednesday May 15th 11:55 – 12:15 the topic of: High Power Solid State Advances in Technology
May 08, 2019