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Modeling and analysis of missile approach warner sensors
Author(s): Duncan Hickman; Frank G. Leaver; George W. Lane
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Paper Abstract

A MATLAB-based model has been generated for a range of senors used in Missile Approach Warner (MAW) applications. The sensors modelled operate over the ultra-violet, mid and far infrared bands and include indium antimonide, thermal and multi-quantum well technologies. The primary purpose of the model is the evaluation and comparison of different sensor technologies against a range of missile threats. Signatures may be calculated for real or user-specified missile and platform trajectories. Alternatively, real signature data can be imported directly into the model to support trials analysis. Outputs include tabular and graphical data such as trajectories, detection range and signal to noise ratio.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3436, Infrared Technology and Applications XXIV, (26 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328089
Show Author Affiliations
Duncan Hickman, Pilkington Optronics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Frank G. Leaver, Pilkington Optronics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
George W. Lane, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3436:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXIV
Bjorn F. Andresen; Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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