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T H E WAY A H E A D I N G LO B A L RA DA R I N N OVAT I O N

TRIDENT SYSTEMS

RECONFIGURABLE ADAPTIVE PROGRAMMABLE TACTICAL


OPEN RADAR ( RAPTOR )
Aerospace Radar Applications
Affordable, small, modular spacecraft and UAV radar payloads
Fully reprogrammable, supports all classes of UAVs and
satellites
Modular, expandable capture, processing and data storage
architecture to support large area intelligence, surveillance,
and reconnaissance (ISR) missions
Open Architecture, Open Standard Design/Build (NonProprietary Interfaces and Data formats)

RAPTOR

Reconfigurable Adaptive Programmable Tactical Open Radar


Radar Operational Features &
Specifications
SAR, ISAR, SMTI, GMTI, AMTI Operating Modes and MIMO
Architectures
Wide Bandwidth Conformal or Pod Array Antennas, easy interfaces to
spacecraft antennas/arrays (UHF to Ku Bands)
UHF and L Bands support Foliage Penetration (FOPEN) applications
Ku Band supports high resolution SAR and CCD
UHF Band resolution: < 3 meters
L Band resolution: < 1 meter
Ku Band resolution: < 0.2 meter
Small physical/electrical footprint
Weight < 15 lbs (space), < 3 lbs (air)
Dimensions:
Space: 12 (L) x 10 (W) x 8 (H)
Air: 7.25 (L) x 4.5 (W) x 2.3 (H)
Average Power Consumption: waveform & duty cycle
dependent, typically < 100 watts
On-Board Data Storage: 480GB SSD

RAPTOR System Specifications


Ground and flight tested
Fully reprogrammable, pulse-to-pulse (pulse width PRF, initial phase,
waveform)
SAR, ISAR, CCD, GMTI, AMTI, and SMTI Modes
Supports MIMO architectures
Single or multiple input/output channels/polarizations
Fully digital arbitrary waveform generation (Including spectrum
notching)
Operating Bands: UHF to Ka Band
PRF and PW: Selectable
Open Standard Interfaces: GbE, Serial, USB, PCI-Express, SpaceWire,
Fibre Channel, 10GbE
Open Standard Data Formats:
STANAG 4607 (GMTI)
MIL STD 2500B/STANAG-4545 (NITF)
SENSOR INDEPENDENT COMPLEX DATA (SICD), V1.0
SCA, SCA Next Compliant Operating System & Development Platform
Intrusion hardened control infrastructure
Removable On-Board Storage: Dual 240 GB Solid State Drives (SSD)
Small Modular/Expandable Architecture, as illustrated
Modular data conversion mezzanine-based ADC/DAC/DDS interface
for application flexibility
Integrated resources for real-time data product generation and data
reduction including decimation, filtering, pulse and range compression, and virtually lossless compression
Local or remote command, control, and status:
Web enabled interface
STANAG 4586 compatible

Multi-Function RF Applications
SAR, GMTI/SMTI, and other Radar
Multi-mode operation
Software Defined Arbitrary Waveforms
Pulse-to-Pulse and CPI-to-CPI Agility
3 Band Sequential Operation
On-board Processing and data storage
SIGINT/ELINT
Ultra-wide instantaneous bandwidth digital receiver (800 MHz
current, architecture supports future ADC advances)
High speed communications backbone (>2.0Gbps current)
High-reliability detection, identification, and geolocation
Common Modular Digital Back-end for Electro-Optical/Infrared/LIDAR/RF sensor data capture and signal processing
Communications
Open IP addressable architecture
SCA and SCA Next Compliant
Supports advanced modulations (QAM, others)

Features & Specifications


UHF to Ka Operating Bands Supported
All Antenna Types (Single unit supports 3 antenna/RF combinations)
Including Advanced Multi-Phase center Phase Arrays
Modular, flexible data conversion capture up to 3.5Gsps
Small unit physical/electrical footprint (less Antenna/RF Front End)
Weight < 3 lbs
Dimensions: 7.25 (L) x 4.5 (W) x 2.3 (H)
Average DC Power; < 30 watts
Standard system interfaces (GbE, SATA-II, USB, serial 232/422, highspeed SERDES, digital I/O
On-Board Data Storage: 480GB SSD
Standard network interfaces, data products), and protocols
TCDL compatible
STANAG 4568
STANAG 4607 (GMTI)
MIL STD 2500B/STANAG-4545 (NITF)
SENSOR INDEPENDENT COMPLEX DATA (SICD), V1.0
Cursor on Target
JMPS/FalconView

Because we are constantly improving our products, these specifications are subject to change
without notice. Copyright (c) 2012 Trident Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
02.29.2012

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