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ATRAN Terrain Sensing Guidance-The Grand-Daddy System
Author(s): Richard F. Koch; Donald C. Evans
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Paper Abstract

ATRAN was the pioneer terrain sensing guidance system developed in the 1950 era and deployed in Europe on the Air Force's mobile, ground launched TM-76A MACE cruise missile in the late 1950's and early 1960's. The background, principles and technology are described for this system which was the forerunner of todays modern autonomous standoff terrain sensing guided weapons.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0238, Image Processing for Missile Guidance, (23 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959126
Show Author Affiliations
Richard F. Koch, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation (United States)
Donald C. Evans, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0238:
Image Processing for Missile Guidance
Thomas F. Wiener, Editor(s)

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