About Us

Goleta Star designs and manufactures compact, low-weight radar systems. These systems are exceptionally well suited for use on unmanned, ultralight and small private aircraft.

Our products have video and strip synthetic aperture (SAR), moving target indication (MTI), and coherent change detection modes and operate in the Ka and W millimeter wave bands.

In addition to our products, Goleta Star designs and manufactures custom radars and subsystems for a wide variety of applications, according to customer specifications.


Analog & digital radar design

SAR algorithm design

Antenna Design

Goleta Star offers a specialized expertise in the field of synthetic aperture radars (SAR). We help you to design a specialized radar solution for your application. We have a long lasting history in successfully winning and executing phase 1 and phase 2 SBIR contracts with the DoD. 


First Responder Support

Airport / Aircraft Tracking

Harbor Tracking

Traffic Jam Observation in Rough Conditions


Our Team


Dr Kai Lin

RF Design

John Kirk

Principle Investigator

Scott Darden

Signal Processing

Michael Naderhirn

Business Development

Dr Raoul Tawel

Digital Design

Xponential 2017

We are going to attend AUVSI’s Xponential 2017 in Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas from May 8-11. High-level executives and decision makers from the unmanned systems community recommend exponential as must event to attend. Over 8,000+ industry leaders and professionals from more than 55 countries will be attending. We are looking forward to exhibiting […]

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