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electronic warfare

Electronic Warfare (EW) encompasses radar-controlled weapon systems designed to detect, identify, and counter any signal within the RF Spectrum.

software defined radio

Critical in detecting, capturing, and analyzing transient RF signals as they occur, to be able to quickly respond to threats.

Exterior –  two Transceiver RF Ports
27.7 x 21.8 x 3.9 cm / 1.7 kg

Interior – install up to two RF Daughterboard
DC – 6GHz / 160MHz Instantaneous BW

NI Ettus USRP X-Series
High-performance, scalable Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform for designing and deploying next generation wireless communications systems. The hardware combines two extended-bandwidth daughterboard slots covering DC – 6 GHz with up to 160 MHz Instantaneous BW, multiple high-speed interface options (PCIe, dual 10 GigE, dual 1 GigE), and a large user-programmable Kintex-7 FPGA in a convenient desktop or rack-mountable half-wide 1U form factor.

MODELFPGADSP SLICESRF SPECIFICATIONS
USRP X300KINTEX7-325T840DC – 6GHz
160MHz Instantaneous BW
USRP X310KINTEX7-410T1540DC – 6GHz
160MHz Instantaneous BW

Applications:

  • Advanced Wireless Prototyping
  • Massive MIMO RF Testbeds
  • RF Channel Emulator
  • Passive RADAR
  • Signal Intelligence

USRP X300 & X310 Series Data Sheet
https://www.ettus.com/content/files/X300_X310_Spec_Sheet.pdf

related products

DARPA Colosseum

DARPA built the ‘World’s Most Powerful Emulator of Radio Signal Traffic’ around National Instruments (NI) Ettus Hardware and Software.

Colosseum is a wireless research environment focused on advancing the advent of autonomous, intelligent, and—most importantly, collaborative—radio technology.

Colossem System Characteristics

  • 256 x 256 RF Channel Emulator
    • 128 Standard Radio Nodes
    • Configured as 2 x 2 MIMO
    • 100MHz RF Channel Emulation
    • Testbed supports up to 25.6GHz
  • DC – 6GHz Frequency Range
    • Tunable from 10MHz (broadcast FM) to 6GHz (as in WiFi)
  • 52 Terabytes of data processed/sec which is more info contained in the entire print collection of the Library of Congress

DARPA built the ‘World’s Most Powerful Emulator of Radio Signal Traffic’ around National Instruments (NI) Ettus Hardware and Software.

Colosseum is a wireless research environment focused on advancing the advent of autonomous, intelligent, and—most importantly, collaborative—radio technology.

Colosseum NI Ettus Hardware

  • USRP X310 (qty 128)
    • ea USRP X310 has a Xilinix Kentex-7 410T FPGA to calculate and simulate in real-time more than 65,000 channel interactions across 256 wireless devices
  • ATCA-3671 (qty 16)
    • ea ATCA-3671 have four Xilinix Virtex-7 690T FPGAs in a cross-link config resulting in a aggregate data bandwidth of 160Gbytes/sec
TYPECONFIGRF NODESSUPPORTSFREQ RANGE
Mini-Colosseum16 x 168 Nodes 2 x 2 MIMO1.6GHzDC – 6GHz
Colosseum64 x 6432 Nodes 2 x 2 MIMO6.4GHzDC – 6GHz
Max-Colosseum256 x 256128 Nodes 2 x 2 MIMO25.6GHzDC – 6GHz

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