An evaluation research of constant false alarm rate algorithm for the application of underwater vehicles management system based on USBL sonar principles in shallow water



  • Doan Trung Thanh (Corresponding Author) Institute of Electronics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Tran Quang Giang Institute of Electronics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Vu Hai Lang Institute of Electronics, Academy of Military Science and Technology
  • Bach Nhat Hoang Institute of Electronics, Academy of Military Science and Technology



Sonar; USBL; CFAR; Adaptive algorithm.


The paper presents an overview of underwater traffic management systems utilizing sonar principles. Based on the evaluation of the current situation both domestically and internationally, the research team has proposed the development of a underwater signal processing algorithm based on an adaptive threshold in the Ultra-short Baseline System (USBL). The theoretical results were implemented on FPGA hardware, not only enhancing signal detection capabilities but also meeting real-time signal processing requirements when deployed in complex underwater conditions in various shallow water regions of Vietnam. The research's future direction indicates substantial potential in the practical application of hydroacoustic signal processing algorithms when executing hardware implementations.


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How to Cite

Đoàn, T. T., Tran Quang Giang, Vu Hai Lang, and B. N. H. Bạch. “An Evaluation Research of Constant False Alarm Rate Algorithm for the Application of Underwater Vehicles Management System Based on USBL Sonar Principles in Shallow Water”. Journal of Military Science and Technology, vol. 93, no. 93, Feb. 2024, pp. 3-11, doi:10.54939/1859-1043.j.mst.93.2024.3-11.



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