Radar Cross Section

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Term Radar Cross Section
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RCS

Definition

The area intercepting that amount of power which, when scattered equally in all directions, produces an echo at the radar equal to that from the target.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL (1997) "Radar Sensor Performance Analysis", doc. SUR.ET1.ST03.1000-STD-01-01

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