Summary of CY2007 Research Accomplishments
MPAR Concept of Operations (CONOPS): Description of a multifunction system supporting multiple agencies and agency missions.
Legacy Radar Life Cycle Cost Study: Collection and analysis of legacy radar (ground-based rotating radar systems) operations and maintenance (O&M) life cycle costs, in preparation for an MPAR business case.
ADS-B Backup Requirements: Description of a network of radars to provide surveillance in the event of a regional loss of GPS signal.
MPAR Impact on Safety- and Efficiency-Enhancing Weather Services: A study to explore MPAR’s impact on aviation weather algorithms.
Risk Reduction Program: Completed initial risk-reduction effort begun during FY06, including proposed phased array architecture, and design and component cost for a transmit/receive module.