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PTA: an automated tool for ground station site selection
Author(s): Chris Salmon; Alfred C. Crane; David W. Buermeyer
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Paper Abstract

Tactical aerial reconnaissance is entering an era of real-time sensor exploitation and intelligence reporting. The selection of the ground station site for optimum utilization of intelligence reporting and softcopy image dissemination will have a significant impact on the reception of sensor and aircraft signals. Precise Target Analysis (PTA) is a personal-computer-based program to perform analytical site selection based upon numerous critical factors. These factors include line-of-sight obstruction by buildings, tree lines, and terrain, as well as operational planning considerations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 1993
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1763, Airborne Reconnaissance XVI, (12 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140827
Show Author Affiliations
Chris Salmon, Autometric, Inc. (United States)
Alfred C. Crane, Autometric, Inc. (United States)
David W. Buermeyer, Autometric Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1763:
Airborne Reconnaissance XVI
Thomas W. Augustyn; Paul A. Henkel, Editor(s)

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