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Hardware-in-the-loop testing for the low-cost autonomous attack system (LOCAAS)
Author(s): Lawrence Y. Byrd III; Rhoe A. Thompson; Michael K. Rich
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Paper Abstract

The KHILS facility in the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Munitions Directorate at Eglin AFB has developed a hardware- in-the-loop (HIL) simulation for the Low Cost Autonomous Attack System (LOCAAS). This simulation was developed to provide risk reduction for the LOCAAS guided test vehicle (GTV) flight test program. This paper reports on the results of this support activity and describes the simulation techniques employed to enable real-time closed-loop testing of the LOCAAs Laser Radar (LADAR) concept. The overall HIL layout will be described, including a discussion of interfaces, transport delays associated with these interfaces, compensation techniques employed to minimize the effects of these interface delays, real-time 3-D LADAR scene generation, and flight motion simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3368, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing III, (13 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.316386
Show Author Affiliations
Lawrence Y. Byrd III, GRC International (United States)
Rhoe A. Thompson, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Michael K. Rich, GRC International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3368:
Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing III
Robert Lee Murrer Jr., Editor(s)

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