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Development history of real-time imaging active gated TV: 1970 to present
Author(s): Steven E. Shimer; Bob Baker; John Torgerson
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the development history of real-time imaging active gated TV sensors from 1970 to present at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. A number of AGTV systems are covered including: Video Imaging Detection and Ranging which was developed for hydrofoils in Southeast Asia, AC- 130U gunship, Airborne Laser-Based Enhanced Detection and Observation System search and rescue system for the Canadian Government, and several long-range surveillance systems. Technology developments related to sensor and illuminator over the past 3 decades are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3698, Infrared Technology and Applications XXV, (26 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354522
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Steven E. Shimer, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
Bob Baker, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
John Torgerson, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3698:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXV
Bjorn F. Andresen; Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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