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Development and integration of the Army's advanced multispectral simulation test acceptance resource (AMSTAR) HWIL facilities
Author(s): Kenneth G. LeSueur; William Lowry; Joe Morris
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Paper Abstract

The Advanced Multispectral Simulation Test Acceptance Resource (AMSTAR) is a suite of state-of-the-art hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) simulation / test capabilities designed to meet the life-cycle testing needs of multi-spectral systems. This paper presents the major AMSTAR facility design concepts and each of the Millimeter Wave (MMW), Infrared (IR), and Semi-Active Laser (SAL) in-band scene generation and projection system designs. The emergence of Multispectral sensors in missile systems necessitates capabilities such as AMSTAR to simultaneous project MMW, IR, and SAL wave bands into a common sensor aperture.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6228, Modeling and Simulation for Military Applications, 622816 (22 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663167
Show Author Affiliations
Kenneth G. LeSueur, Army Developmental Test Command (United States)
William Lowry, Army Developmental Test Command (United States)
Joe Morris, Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6228:
Modeling and Simulation for Military Applications
Kevin Schum; Alex F. Sisti, Editor(s)

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