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Infrared search and track (IRST) modeling and validation
Author(s): Thomas Garry Brown; Philippe Lafleur
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Paper Abstract

An IR search and track (IRST) system is a system comprising a scanning IR sensor, a signal processor, and a track-while-scan track discrimination filter. The AN/SAR-8 IRST (a joint development of the U.S. and Canada) has undergone extensive test and evaluation in a naval environment. Trial data have been used to develop performance models for IRSTs. These models are described. The models ultimately assist in the synthesis of new IRST system designs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2269, Infrared Technology XX, (17 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.188636
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Thomas Garry Brown, SPAR Aerospace Ltd. (Canada)
Philippe Lafleur, Naval Engineering Test Establishment (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2269:
Infrared Technology XX
Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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