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Performance evaluation methodology of missile warning and IRST systems
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Paper Abstract

Range of detection and time of performance criteria for missile warning (MWS) and infra read search and track (IRST) systems rely on a vast number of design parameters, as well as design approach (e.g. spectral range, scanning/staring configurations, etc.). The characteristics of the potential targets are as important as the system design. We present a robust performance evaluation techniques that rely upon various statistical models for background, sensor noises and target signature behaviors. The performance evaluation results are well supported by actual field test results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3436, Infrared Technology and Applications XXIV, (26 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328090
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Gil Tidhar, Israel Ministry of Defense (Israel)
Zeev Zalevsky, Israel Ministry of Defense (Israel)


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

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