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Infrared Small Target Detection Method with Trajectory Correction Fuze Based on Infrared Image Sensor

Cong Zhang, Dongguang Li, Jiashuo Qi, Jingtao Liu, Yu Wang
2021 Sensors  
First, parameters of the infrared image sensor on the fuze are calculated to set the boundary limitations for the target detection method.  ...  Due to the complexity of background and diversity of small targets, robust detection of infrared small targets for the trajectory correction fuze has become a challenge.  ...  Therefore, the detection algorithm should be based on the workflow of the correction fuze and the infrared image sensor.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21134522 pmid:34282797 fatcat:uvh7wmymefdklle6zmcug42hr4

Mechanical and Electronic Video Stabilization Strategy of Mortars with Trajectory Correction Fuze Based on Infrared Image Sensor

Cong Zhang, Dongguang Li
2020 Sensors  
Particularly, the parameters of the infrared image sensor that strapdown with fuze were calculated.  ...  In this design, the complexity of sensors and actuators were reduced. To cope with complex combat environments, an infrared image sensor was used to provide video output.  ...  Conclusions A novel mechanical and electronic stabilization strategy based on infrared image sensor for trajectory correction fuze was proposed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20092461 pmid:32357451 fatcat:jg4utw7hsvc5lkcf4dg4wqci5u

Dynamic Response Analysis for a Terminal Guided Projectile with a Trajectory Correction Fuze

Rupeng Li, Dongguang Li, Jieru Fan
2019 IEEE Access  
This paper presents a unique trajectory correction fuze with a reduced number of sensors and actuators.  ...  To enable a deep investigation of stability under terminal control with a trajectory correction fuze, the Routh stability criterion is considered to define the necessary prerequisites for stable flight  ...  Consequently, in pursuit of further developments in trajectory correction fuzes, correction schemes based on target imager feedback have begun to be considered.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2928718 fatcat:nzsfcezktre4pipnnki6z7c5m4

Conceptual design of a hypervelocity asteroid intercept vehicle (HAIV) and its flight validation mission

A. Pitz, B. Kaplinger, G. Vardaxis, T. Winkler, B. Wie
2014 Acta Astronautica  
Consequently, an innovative concept of blending a hypervelocity kinetic impactor with a subsurface nuclear explosion has been developed for optimal penetration, fragmentation, and dispersion of the target  ...  An intercept mission with nuclear explosives is the only practical mitigation option against the most probable impact threat of near-Earth objects (NEOs) with a short warning time (e.g., much less than  ...  Sensors and contact fuzes are located on top of this boom which detects the surface of the NEO giving accurate detonation timing delay.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.07.035 fatcat:jzu6fjaok5bxrjdarnrwd5tqjy

Laser radar: historical prospective—from the East to the West

Vasyl Molebny, Paul McManamon, Ove Steinvall, Takao Kobayashi, Weibiao Chen
2016 Optical Engineering: The Journal of SPIE  
Gated imaging is discussed through scattering layers for military, medical, and security applications.  ...  Laser microradars have found applications in intravascular studies and in ophthalmology for vision correction.  ...  balloons. 30 Experiments on balloon trajectories demonstrate that laser range detection (AE0.5 m) combined with azimuth and elevation measurements is a simple, accurate, and inexpensive alternative  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.oe.56.3.031220 fatcat:mqfl55ndmffkbk4io57vf7tscu

Front Matter: Volume 8759

Jie Lin
2013 Eighth International Symposium on Precision Engineering Measurement and Instrumentation  
SPIEDigitalLibrary.org Paper Numbering: Proceedings of SPIE follow an e-First publication model, with papers published first online and then in print and on CD-ROM.  ...  These two-number sets start with 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 0A, 0B ... 0Z, followed by 10-1Z, 20-2Z, etc. The CID Number appears on each page of the manuscript.  ...  Ling, Dalian Univ. of Technology (China) Automatic positioning method based on feature points matching for ICF target [8759-103] B. Liu, G. Liu, N. Gong, F. Chen, Z.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2021213 fatcat:f2r2zoftnraipf3mtgfo4ddqy4

About Northrop Grumman

Relly Victoria Petrescu, Raffaella Aversa, Bilal Akash, Juan Corchado, Filippo Berto, Antonio Apicella, Florian Ion Tiberiu Petrescu
2017 Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Technology  
The BQM-74 Chukar is a series of aerial target drones produced by Northrop.  ...  They are recoverable, remote controlled, subsonic aerial target, capable of speeds up to Mach 0.86 and altitudes from 30 to 40,000 ft (10 to 12,000 m).  ...  HISAR integrates an SAR-MTI system, along with an optical and an infrared imager. All three sensors are controlled and their outputs filtered by a common processor.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jastsp.2017.162.185 fatcat:vbqlm6uzvfcolmtyhy4ewjnhke

Dreaming of clean nukes

Michael A. Levi
2004 Nature  
(EO)/infrared (IR) sensors.  ...  In addition, by imaging through gaps in tree cover and combining multiple views, the sensor is able to detect and identify targets in foliage.  ...  Smart-fuze weapons and foam-based products are promising. SOF needs reliable decontamination and damage assessment techniques.  ... 
doi:10.1038/428892a pmid:15118700 fatcat:4l7opgcfbzdm7merk5sw35a3ry

Conceptual Design of a Hypervelocity Asteroid Intercept Vehicle (HAIV) and its Flight Validation Mission

A. Pitz, B. Kaplinger, G. Vardaxis, T. Winkler, B. Wie
2012 AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference   unpublished
Consequently, an innovative concept of blending a hypervelocity kinetic impactor with a subsurface nuclear explosion has been developed for optimal penetration, fragmentation, and dispersion of the target  ...  An intercept mission with nuclear explosives is the only practical mitigation option against the most probable impact threat of near-Earth objects (NEOs) with a short warning time (e.g., much less than  ...  Sensors and contact fuzes are located on top of this boom which detects the surface of the NEO giving accurate detonation timing delay.  ... 
doi:10.2514/6.2012-4873 fatcat:dx6amvki4fc7llttud3l7ict3q

Airborne tripwire detection using a synthetic aperture radar

Markus Schartel, Ralf Burr, Winfried Mayer, Christian Waldschmidt, Universität Ulm
2020
It is shown that several overflights with different directions of flight are required to detect randomly oriented tripwires.  ...  For image formation, a back-projection algorithm is used. Measurements with tripwires attached to a dummy mine successfully demonstrate the functionality of this system approach.  ...  The focus of past research was either on the UAS-based detection of landmines or, in particular, on the detection of tripwires. In this work, the two topics are combined.  ... 
doi:10.18725/oparu-26850 fatcat:x4bmt3eclferxjrmtwe6epk6x4

Competitive prototyping SuStaining Survivability in legaCy eW SyStemS DHS Counter-manpaDS programS SuSCeptibility reDuCtion Fall 2010 2 4 News Notes

Dale Atkinson, Jcat Corner
unpublished
of the detect-track-launch-guide-fuze-kill links.  ...  These images compared favorably with radiometric air-to-air infrared measurements and existing Spectral and In-band Radiometric Imaging of Targets and Scenes (SPIRITS) models.  ... 
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The 6×6 stiffness formulation and transformation of serial manipulators via the CCT theory

Shih-Feng Chen
2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Cat. No.03CH37422)  
This effort will investigate these current display methods, display methods under development, and any other method for use on small, less powerful systems with small screen displays.  ...  Making access to large compressed data bases selective as to what information gets displayed on small screens on small systems with limited memory 3.  ...  Proposed efforts should seek to provide revolutionary performance improvements based on nanostructured materials with particular interest in structural material systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2003.1242218 dblp:conf/icra/Chen03 fatcat:zmssxoehbzamtoprst3o56vo5m

Helicopter Handling Qualities

Floyd W. Carlson
1958 Journal of the American Helicopter Society  
be compared with boundaries based on an inherent damping equal to zero.  ...  Based on the phase plane trajectory, it WIS observed that the landing flare was equivalent to an unforced second-order response beginning with a set of state initial conditions and a set of state ccrmmnds  ... 
doi:10.4050/jahs.3.11 fatcat:yebwuhmvkfhk5fpokjunwic6uq

44 News Notes 70 Space Survivability-Time to Get Serious 13 Optical Diagnostics for Ballistic Aircraft Survivability Testing

Ken Capt, Branham, Mathias Kolleck, Meghan Buchanan, Mike Saemisch, Peter Disimile, Torger Anderson, Norman Toy, Luke Swanson
2008 unpublished
The Chinese had made two prior unsuccessful attempts, at least one of which occurred last year. In both instances, the Chinese interceptor boosted into space but missed the target.  ...  In August 2006, China "painted" or illuminated American intelligence satellites flying over its territory using ground-based high-power lasers.  ...  Initially, the system will classify the incoming detection signal as radar, infrared, or visual.  ... 
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AMPTIAC Volume 5, Number 1 Spotlight on Technology: Composite Preforms

Wade Babcock, David Rose
unpublished
The invention of the integrated circuit and the utilization of lithography enabled numerous discrete devices to be combined and interconnected with one another on a single chip.  ...  By integrating these miniature mechanical devices with existing electronic capabilities on the same chip, a new class of devices known as MicroElectroMechanical systems or MEMS is emerging.  ...  CT imaging techniques have been used for preimpact characterization of armor target assemblies, including metal matrix composites with embedded ceramic plates.  ... 
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