RCS & IR Webinar


Topic: Galileo-EME: Advanced Platform for RCS and IR Simulation


Galileo-EME picture of the framework for large platforms

The primary means of avoiding detection is to attempt to appear invisible by reducing RADAR (RCS) and Infrared (IR) signatures. This goal can be achieved by considering a ship’s or an aircraft’s RCS and IR signatures during the design process, by adjusting the platform’s geometry, and by using materials that help to reduce these signatures. Galileo-EME is a modular framework for the electromagnetic simulation of complex platforms and includes both RCS and IR prediction capabilities. These features  can provide an effective workflow for signature management of aeronautical and naval platforms at the component and system levels, thereby allowing manufacturers to start optimizing a platform’s design at the earliest stages.

Radar and Infrared Signatures Galileo-EME is specifically designed to provide an integrated environment for signature management of aeronautical and naval platforms, both at the component and system levels. It is a modular framework which can offer both RCS and IR signature prediction and management allowing aircraft manufacturers to start optimizing an aircraft’s design at the earliest stages.

Based on Extensive Experience
Galileo-EME includes a suite of advanced modeling and prediction tools which have beenextensively validated through IDS’s 25 years of experience providing radar and infrared signature simulation and measurement services. Feedback from IDS’s engineers is also used to continuously update and improve the tools and working procedures with the aim of reducing the time and cost for an optimized aeronautical or naval design solution.


 Galileo-EME Features

  • Galileo-EME provides a full framework for the management of complex designs, thanks to the project/version data organization, streamlined workflows, input, output, settings and results history tracking and the ability for multiple users to work on the same project.
  • RCS full-wave methods for very accurate results and detailed analyses: Method of Moments (MoM), MultiLevel Fast Multipole Method (MLFMM), Synthetic Functions Expansion (SFX), Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD)
  • RCS asymptotic methods for fast loop analyses: Physical Optics (PO), Physical Theory of Diffraction (PTD), Incremental Theory of Diffraction (ITD) and Shooting and Bouncing Rays (SBR)
  • Monostatic and Bistatic RCS
  • Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) / Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) images / hourglass plot
  • Conventional (conductors, dielectrics) and nonconventional (frequency depending, plasma, multilayer, …) RCS materials
  • Multipath and atmospheric propagation factor for RCS analysis

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