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The Infra Redtarget Generator (IRTG)
Author(s): P. J. Jennison; S. Tritchew; F. Johnston; L. Demers; G. Trottier
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Paper Abstract

An Infra-Red Target Generator (IRTG) has been developed to generate a scene whereby the motion and IR signature of an aircraft and countermeasures may be simulated. This scene is presented to a missile seeker head in a surface-to-air or an air-to-air engagement. The opto-mechnical design required the mixing of two IR beams representing aircraft and countermeasures in the 1-5 um spectral band. Both sources may be modulated in intensity and time with a series of rotary neutral density filters and shutters. The focal plane components also allow for variation of source angular size.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1989
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 1110, Imaging Infrared: Scene Simulation, Modeling, and Real Image Tracking, (20 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960749
Show Author Affiliations
P. J. Jennison, Spar Aerospace Limited (Canada)
S. Tritchew, Spar Aerospace Limited (Canada)
F. Johnston, Spar Aerospace Limited (Canada)
L. Demers, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (DREV) (Canada)
G. Trottier, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (DREV) (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1110:
Imaging Infrared: Scene Simulation, Modeling, and Real Image Tracking
August J. Huber; Milton J. Triplett; James R. Wolverton, Editor(s)

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