Influence of canard geometrical configuration on the radar cross section

Influence of canard geometrical configuration on the radar cross section

Gauri Patki, Attada Phanendra Kumar, Dineshkumar Harursampath

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Abstract. The Radar Cross Section (RCS) of fighter jet hold a lot of importance in determining its air superiority. Electromagnetic simulations can be performed by employing numerical methods such as MoM, ray tracing methods or Physical Optics. Configuration of the wing is an important factor in determining the overall RCS of the aircraft. The current study explores the RCS of canard as placed in Chengdu J-20. The parameters are varied, the models are created and the simulations are conducted for monostatic RCS using far field approximation over a continuous frequency range using Physical Optics in FEKO simulator. The trends in results are analyzed and promising configurations are identified.

Radar Cross Section, Canard Configuration, Physical Optics, Monostatic RCS, Far Field Approximation

Published online 8/10/2023, 13 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Gauri Patki, Attada Phanendra Kumar, Dineshkumar Harursampath, Influence of canard geometrical configuration on the radar cross section, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 31, pp 227-239, 2023


The article was published as article 24 of the book Advanced Topics in Mechanics of Materials, Structures and Construction

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