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U.S. Army Missile Command imaging infrared system simulation (IIRSS)
Author(s): James A. Buford; Teri S. Dunavant
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Paper Abstract

The ability to thoroughly exercise and accurately predict the missile and/or submunition hardware and on-board software in a laboratory environment has always been preferred to reduce the number and costs of actual flight tests, to increase the probability of success of flight test using hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) simulation, and help assure the U.S. Army is a `smart' buyer. The U.S. Army Missile Command, responsible for providing all the simulation support for the U.S. Army's guided missiles and submunitions, has developed a HWIL Simulation Facility that supports several HWIL techniques including real time, closed-loop, `seeker-in-the-loop', `processor-in-the-loop', and `man-in-the-loop'. This paper provides an overview of the development, operation, and usage of one such HWIL facility called the Imaging Infrared System Simulation. The major technological components used to develop the IIRSS are presented individually and integrated as an integration and performance-level HWIL system simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 May 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2741, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing, (24 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241130
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James A. Buford, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)
Teri S. Dunavant, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2741:
Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing
Robert Lee Murrer, Editor(s)

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