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Impact point prediction for short range thrusting projectiles
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an interacting multiple model (IMM) based procedure to estimate the state of thrusting ballistic projectiles in the atmosphere for the purpose of impact point prediction (IPP). The modes of the IMM estimator are for the thrusting and the ballistic phases and different extended Kalman filters (EKF) are used as the mode-matched filters with different dimension states. The IPP is achieved by using the IMM-predicted most probable mode at the mid-point of the trajectory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7698, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2010, 76981G (15 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861502
Show Author Affiliations
Ting Yuan, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Yaakov Bar-Shalom, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Peter Willett, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
David Hardiman, AMRDEC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7698:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2010
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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