Application of Radar Absorption Structures to Military Base Infrastructure to Maintain the Security of Strategic Areas of the State
In a country, the presence of the military is the main function in maintaining the security and defense of the region. So that the security of military bases and the comfort of the work environment are important factors in supporting the performance of the military in carrying out their duties. With the development of technology and the use of Google Earth, it can become a threat, indicating the easy reach of the Google Earth satellite radar in identifying the condition of Indonesian military bases that are visible to the Google Earth satellite. This condition is certainly one of Indonesia's security threats to enemies where these military areas contain everything about the main components in carrying out military tasks. For this reason, regional security and secrecy need to be handled so that enemies who threaten national defense are not easily detected. This research is descriptive-narrative in nature, using positivist and theoretical methods as a research framework based on qualitative data for measurement and discussion, also cross-sectional in nature. By applying the design thinking approach as an innovative concept formulation using anti-radar materials. With the use of Radar Absorbing Material (RAM) from GF/PPS laminated composite material that has been given a layer of nano-structured paint placed on the infrastructure structure of the country's military base, it is an innovation in efforts to disguise the country's strategic areas from the use of the Google Earth radar.
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