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Uncooled IR applications for the battlefield: ground-based sensors at Alliant Techsystems
Author(s): Roger A. Lubke; John E. Overland; David Scott Willits
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Paper Abstract

Uncooled IR has been predicted to dominate commercial IR design within five years. The military market is moving in the same direction but with unique requirements. Alliant Techsystems is currently designing and field testing uncooled IR sensors for dual mode seekers, aerial surveillance, fire control systems, and RSTA applications. This paper will review the tradeoffs for several of our ground based program applications. Performance models are given for several microbolometer sensor approaches.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3393, Digitization of the Battlespace III, (20 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317686
Show Author Affiliations
Roger A. Lubke, Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (United States)
John E. Overland, Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (United States)
David Scott Willits, Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3393:
Digitization of the Battlespace III
Raja Suresh, Editor(s)

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