Carroll, John M. University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
Last reviewed:June 2020
- Principles of operation
- Measures of merit
- Use of charge-transfer devices
- Adaptive MTI
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A method of presenting pulse-radar echoes in a manner that discriminates in favor of moving targets and suppresses stationary objects. Moving-target indication (MTI) is almost a necessity when moving targets are being sought over a region from which the ground clutter echoes are very strong. The most common presentation of the output of a radar with MTI is a plan position indicator (PPI) display. The moving targets appear as bright echoes, while ground clutter is suppressed.
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