MAK ONE Synthetic Aperture Radar Simulation

Synthetic Aperture Radar, or SAR, is a side-looking radar system that uses the flight path of an airborne platform to simulate an extremely large antenna or aperture electronically, and from that generate high-resolution remote sensing imagery.

Introducing RadarFX SAR

Training for reconnaissance, surveillance, and targeting

RadarFX SAR is a server that produces SAR images of a simulated environment that can be populated with simulation activity (see VR-Link and VR-Forces). This system allows you to develop training applications for reconnaissance, surveillance, and targeting that benefit from the unique characteristics of SAR images without actually deploying an airborne system.

RadarFX SAR supports both Strip SAR, in which the track direction is linear and Spot SAR, in which the track direction rotates around a fixed point on the ground. It also supports inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR).

RadarFX SAR is a great value for highly accurate, commercially available, radar image generation.

A smart marriage of physics and graphics

RadarFX SAR combines JRM Technologies’ proven physics-based signature simulation with VR-Vantage’s advanced rendering architecture. RadarFX SAR produces accurate SAR scenes using radar returns from the terrain and radar cross sections from vehicles, munitions, and natural and cultural features. The resulting scenes are served to your applications to be presented to users in the proper training context. One RadarFX SAR Server can supply images for any number of client applications that request SAR images.

MAK ONE is the simulation platform of choice by governments and system integrators around the world as they join disparate simulations into common synthetic environments.

Explore how VR-Vantage fits into these systems by sliding through the illustrations below. 

Learn More

. one-pixel

RadarFX SAR Brochure

Print a copy for your boss!

. logo

Customer Support

Have a challenge? Let's solve it!

. logo

Success Stories

Learn about successful projects from our customers

Key Features

    • SAR Shadows

    • Leading edge brightness

    • Down-range/Cross-range resolution effects

    • RF path attenuation, atmospheric scattering, and absorption noise

    • Target radar cross-sections from imported RCS or FIELD files

  • Component scattering and coherent summation using Jones Matrix (for resonances and nulls) Polarization

  • Terrain areal RCS from Ulaby-Dobson parameters embedded in spectral material property files

  • Choice of gain distribution type and directivities, for transmitter and receiver separately

  • Sensor system noise as function of bandwidth and temperature

  • Doppler spatial effects

Development Options

Options for the development and customization of sensor enabled VR-Vantage applications are also available including a sensor development toolkit as well as a semi-automated material classification tool – GenesisMC.

Resources for Customers

. one-pixel

Users Guide


. logo

RadarFX SAR Capabilities

A complete listing of all the features

. logo

First Experience Guide

Step-by-step introduction to capturing a SAR image

ST Engineering

ST Engineering

Cookies user prefences
We use cookies to ensure you to get the best experience on our website. If you decline the use of cookies, this website may not function as expected.
Accept all
Decline all
These cookies are needed to make the website work correctly. You can not disable them.
Assists delivery of support services to customers
Supports video display through the content delivery network
Session cookie - required for user logins to work correctly
Tools used to analyze the data to measure the effectiveness of a website and to understand how it works.
Google Analytics
Aggregated user information key used to identify website use trends
Keys used to analyze data to measure the effectiveness of third party marketing efforts and inbound network traffic.
Advertising key used to track the efficacy of targeted marketing efforts