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Grenade-launched imaging projectile system (GLIMPS)
Author(s): Scott C. Nunan; Peter G. Coakley; Gregory A. Niederhaus; Chris Lum
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Paper Abstract

A system has been developed for delivering and attaching a sensor payload to a target using a standard 40-mm grenade launcher. The projectile incorporates an attachment mechanism, a shock mitigation system, a power source, and a video-bandwidth transmitter. Impact and launch g-loads have been limited to less than 10,000 g's, enabling sensor payloads to be assembled using Commercial Off-The-Shelf components. The GLIMPS projectile is intended to be a general-purpose delivery system for a variety of sensor payloads under the Unattended Ground Sensors program. Test results and development issues are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4393, Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications III, (27 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.441271
Show Author Affiliations
Scott C. Nunan, Jaycor (United States)
Peter G. Coakley, Jaycor (United States)
Gregory A. Niederhaus, Jaycor (United States)
Chris Lum, Jaycor (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4393:
Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications III
Edward M. Carapezza, Editor(s)

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