Three motives demand that extraordinary measures sometimes be taken to protect the physical integrity of the target and the scattering data collected from it. These are:
They are listed in the order of their importance, and the measures taken to ensure the first are generally more than adequate to ensure the second and third. As we discuss the various procedures implemented on most test ranges to enhance test security, we will see how important the first has become.
To satisfy Department of Defense requirements
To improve range efficiency
To protect the target and test data from industrial espionage
KeywordsSecurity Requirement Target Zone Antenna Pattern Test Security Overhead Crane
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