IET International Radar Conference 2013 will be held on 14-16 April 2013 in Xi’an, China. This is the second IET International Radar Conference after the first one which was successfully held on April 2009 in Guilin, China. The aims of the conference are to introduce the latest technological development and academic research hot spots of the radar technology, especially the latest research achievements and applications of civilian radar technology. It will provide a communication platform for domestic and foreign radar experts and technicians. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, indexed by EI Compendex, IET Inspec and IEEE Xplore. Excellent papers selected by the conference will be recommended for publication in IET Journal-Radar, Sonar and Navigation and Science China Information Sciences.