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Introduction to Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Concepts, Systems, and Test Evaluation

Jun 2—5, 2020
4 days
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 1795
USD 448 per day

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Description

This introductory course offers an overview of intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) enabling technologies, systems engineering, and test and evaluation (T&E). You will discover technical issues related to measures of performance, test planning, instrumentation, and sensor/system functions. You will also examine challenges in the testing of network-centric systems (and systems of systems), and review aspects of human factors impacting reconnaissance (ISR) system performance.

What You Will Learn

  • ISR system elements and platforms, distribution, standards and messaging, and processes and information integration
  • Image quality and analysis
  • SIGINT definitions and systems
  • Surveillance and imaging radars
  • Human systems integration and human factors T&E

How You Will Benefit

  • Explore intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance systems, processes, and technology.
  • Get the “big picture” of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance concepts and domains.
  • Explore technology areas ranging from imaging sensors to communications and networks.
  • Understand the challenges of testing systems.
  • Gain an understanding of how human factors can affect ISR systems.

Content

EO/IR

  • Image quality, analysis, and processing
  • Signature and propagation physics
  • Radiometric fundamentals
  • Sensors

RADAR

  • Detection in clutter
  • Imaging radar
  • Surveillance radar

OTHER MODALITIES

  • SIGINT
  • RF receiver functions
  • Special waveforms

NETWORK PROCESS, CYBER, AND HUMAN FACTORS

  • Human systems integration and human factors
  • Messaging, distribution, and cyberspace
  • Network-centric T&E

Who should attend

This course is designed for engineers, scientists, and managers with a desire to understand the issues related to the sensors, testing, performance, and human factors of ISR technologies.

Experts

Clayton J. "CJ" Hutto is a Senior Research Scientist in the Human Systems Engineering group at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Hutto has two undergraduate degrees: one in engineering and one in human factors psychology. His Master’s degree is in Human Computer Interaction, and his doc...
Dr. Michael Cathcart is a Principal and Founder of Applied Plasma Arc Technologies, LLC and holds an appointment as a Principal Research Scientist in the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory of the Georgia Tech Research Institute. He has also held a joint research appointment in the School of Physi...

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Jun 2—5, 2020
4 days
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 1795
USD 448 per day

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