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Performance of SIMAC algorithm suite for tactical missile warning
Author(s): Joel B. Montgomery; Christine T. Montgomery; Richard B. Sanderson; John F. McCalmont
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Paper Abstract

Self protection of airborne assets has been important to the Air Force and DoD community for many years. The greatest threats to aircraft continue to be man portable air defense missiles and ground fire. AFRL has been pursuing a near-IR sensor approach that has shown to have better performance than midwave IR systems with much lower costs. SIMAC couples multiple spatial and temporal filtering techniques to provide the needed clutter suppression in the NIR missile warning systems. Results from flight tests will be discussed .

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7298, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV, 72981N (7 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.819935
Show Author Affiliations
Joel B. Montgomery, M & M Aviation (United States)
Christine T. Montgomery, M & M Aviation (United States)
Richard B. Sanderson, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
John F. McCalmont, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7298:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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