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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 797352, 21 pages
Review Article

Aspects of the Subarrayed Array Processing for the Phased Array Radar

School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China

Received 20 June 2014; Revised 25 November 2014; Accepted 25 November 2014

Academic Editor: Michelangelo Villano

Copyright © 2015 Hang Hu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper gives an overview on the research status, developments, and achievements of subarrayed array processing for the multifunction phased array radar. We address some issues concerning subarrayed adaptive beamforming, subarrayed fast-time space-time adaptive processing, subarray-based sidelobe reduction of sum and difference beam, subarrayed adapted monopulse, subarrayed superresolution direction finding, subarray configuration optimization in ECCM (electronic counter-countermeasure), and subarrayed array processing for MIMO-PAR. In this review, several viewpoints relevant to subarrayed array processing are pointed out and the achieved results are demonstrated by numerical examples.