David K. Barton

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David Knox Barton
Born 1927
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Citizenship United States
Alma mater Harvard (1949)
Awards RCA's David W. Sarnoff Award (1958),
IEEE Centennial Medal (1984),
IEEE Third Millennium Medal,
IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal
Scientific career
Fields radiolocation
Institutions Signal Corps, RCA, Raytheon, ANRO Engineering, US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

David Knox Barton (born 1927 in Greenwich, Connecticut) is an American radar systems engineer who has made significant contributions to air defense, missile guidance, monopulse radar, low-altitude tracking, air traffic control, and early warning radar. He had authored a well-regarded series of reference books on radar engineering in the late 1970s. David Barton was one of the people behind the MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system.[1]


  1. ^ Вспоминая Александра Леманского. Американские специалисты признали превосходство российской ЗРС С-300 над "Пэтриотом" [Alexander Lemansky's memoirs. American specialists acknowledged the superiority of the Russian S-300 SAM over the "Patriot".] (in Russian). 2008-09-25. Retrieved 2009-11-19. 

Further reading[edit]


  • the 7-volume Radars book series from Artech House, 1974–1978
  • David K. Barton, Modern Radar System Analysis, Artech House, 1988, ISBN 0-89006-170-X
  • David Knox Barton, A. I. Leonov, Sergey A. Leonov, I. A. Morozov, Paul C. Hamilton, Radar Technology Encyclopedia, Artech House, 1997, ISBN 978-0-89006-893-9
  • David K. Barton, Radar System Analysis and Modeling, Artech House, 2005, ISBN 978-1-58053-681-3

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