classification or identification based on radar sensor data alone is an area where much progress must be made. The incorporation of surveillance systems into larger architectures to perform specific military missions only emphasizes the importance of the identification problem. Although the goal of ''near-perfect knowledge" may never, in fact, be truly achievable due to fundamental physical limitations, removal of implementation limitations through advanced technology will nonetheless provide surveillance systems that will be dramatic force multipliers for future naval forces.
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