The SCOUT Product Line for AIRBUS Space-Borne X-Band SAR Instruments
Konferenz: EUSAR 2021 - 13th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
29.03.2021 - 01.04.2021 in online
Tagungsband: EUSAR 2021
Seiten: 6Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF
Hees, Alexander; Stangl, Martin; Frerich, Michael; Wilhelm, Rainer; Schwaemmlein, Thomas; Rathke, Andreas (Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, Immenstaad, Germany)
SCOUT is a product line for X-Band SAR instruments for space applications at Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, Germany. The paper presents the phased array antenna frontend technology as well as the radar backend electronics of SCOUT based on highly integrated modular building blocks to realize SAR systems with extremely enhanced geometric resolution, high radar mode versatility and an improved cost to performance ratio.