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Signal processing for infrared scanning arrays and imagers
Author(s): Paul Alles; Robert H. Evans; Elmer F. Williams; Larry A. Stockum
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Paper Abstract

The Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. has been conducting extensive research in the area of infrared tracking systems. Automatic detection of sea surface targets has been experimentally investigated by using a programmable passive infrared seeker system. The Victor seeker system uses two independent programmable infrared tracking systems which are mounted on naval P-3 aircraft and flown at sea surface targets. This system contains an infrared scanning detector array assembly, an infrared camera imaging system and a VME multicomputer control/image processor. The seeker system permits varying key parameters in software and evaluating the performance in real world target scenarios.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 1995
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2468, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing IX, (26 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210425
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Alles, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Robert H. Evans, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Elmer F. Williams, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Larry A. Stockum, Rockwell International Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2468:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing IX
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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