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Table 2 Simulated BRCS and FSCS for a selection of targets in various scattering regimes

From: Signal characterisation and processing in the forward scatter mode of bistatic passive coherent location systems

  RCS, dBsm
BR (β = 900)/ FSR (β = 1800)
λ → 3.0 m 1.5 m 0.75 m 0.3 m 0.1 m
f → 100 MHz 200 MHz 400 MHz 1 GHz 3 GHz
Targets, L (m), H (m), V ( m/s)      
Human 6.2/7.6 7.3/11.1 7.6/15.6 11.6/22.0 15.4/33.2
  L = 0.5, H = 1.8, V = 1.0 (R) (M) (M) (O) (O)
Vehicle, LR Discovery 9.7/22.5 7.6/28.2 −7.4/34.1 5.4/41.0 -
  L = 4.8, H = 2.2 , V = 10 (R/M) (M) (sub-O) (O)
Inflatable boat 0.6/2.7 −1.3/6.8 −9.4/13.0 −6.6/21.4 −7.3/40.3
  L = 2.3, H = 1, V = 5 (R) (M) (Sub-O) (O) (O)
Missile 2.9/8.9 1.6/15.3 −8.0/22.6 −6.1/29.0 −3.2/45.0
  L = 3.6, H = 0.5, V = 200 (R/M) (M) (Sub-O) (O) (O)
UAV Predator 4.4/17.6 2.0/23.5 −1.6/32.9 −3.0/60.0 -
  L = 8.4, H = 2, V = 50 (M) (O) (O) (O)