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Combined tracking and threat typing algorithm for boosting missiles
Author(s): Joseph J. Petruzzo; George J. Foster
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Paper Abstract

In ballistic missile defense, knowledge of the threat type during the boost phase is important for accurate prediction, especially in the presence of threat-specific variations (e.g. staging). A combined boost phase tracking/threat-typing algorithm based on multiple tracking filters is presented. Each filter employs a threat-specific thrust-acceleration profile used for state compensation, and model probabilities calculated using Bayes rule for threat typing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5204, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2003, (5 January 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.510534
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Joseph J. Petruzzo, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
George J. Foster, Computer Sciences Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5204:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2003
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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