Space-Time Adaptive Processing for Airborne Radar by J.Ward

version (3.78 MB) by Ilias Konsoulas
Reproduction of J.Ward's Technical Report 1015 figures.


Updated 23 Sep 2018

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This submission contains a set of scripts that reproduce the figures included in the seminal J.Ward's technical report on airborne STAP. This may be valuable to any STAP newcomer because it demonstrates the fundamental STAP concepts. It provides the path from mathematical formulas to crisp numerical results thus verifying the presented performance of various processing methods. Specifically, all figures from the following chapters have been reproduced:
Chapter 2: Airborne Array Radar Signal Environment.
Chapter 3: Space-Time Processing Fundamentals.
Chapter 5: Element-Space STAP.
Chapter 6: Beamspace STAP.
Chapter 7: Additional Performance Results.
In addition, the performance of the basic Sample Matrix Inversion (SMI) algorithm is demonstrated by few Monte-Carlo runs in Figure 29 reproduction script.

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Ilias Konsoulas (2022). Space-Time Adaptive Processing for Airborne Radar by J.Ward (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Ch.2 Airborne Array Radar Signal Environment

Ch.3 Space-Time Processing Fundamentals

Ch.5 Element-Space STAP

Ch.6 Beamspace STAP

Ch.7 Additional Performance Results