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Reconnaissance (RECCE) Under Control
Author(s): Amory R. Dann
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Paper Abstract

Technological and operational requirements for airborne photographic reconnaissance missions over the past several years have generated the need for a multi-mission, multi-mode sensor control system. It is desirable that the sensor control system maximize operator-pilot mission flexibility while minimizing operator-pilot interaction with the system and the sensors under its control. Ideally the sensor control system would be capable of performing its role when install-ed in a tactical fighter aircraft, which is subject to environ-mental and operational extremes, with little or no degredation of reconnaissance mission performance. This paper describes an integrated sensor control system developed by the Fairchild Space & Electronics Company (Fairchild) for the Northrop Corporation for use on the RF-5E reconnaissance aircraft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0354, Airborne Reconnaissance VI, (25 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.933965
Show Author Affiliations
Amory R. Dann, Fairchild Space & Electronics Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0354:
Airborne Reconnaissance VI
Paul A. Henkel; Francis R. LaGesse, Editor(s)

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