Accession Number : AD0762593

Title :   Advanced Concepts for Guidance and Control of Tactical Missiles.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept. 1 Apr 69-31 Oct 72,

Corporate Author : ANALYTIC SCIENCES CORP READING MASS

Personal Author(s) : Price,Charles F.

Report Date : 01 JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : The report presents a summary of research concepts for guidance and control of tactical missiles sponsored by the Office of Naval Research under Contract No. N00014-69-C-0391, from 1 April 1969 through 31 October 1972. The topics treated in this study include autopilot and guidance law design and guidance system performance analysis. Applications of adaptive and optimal control, parameter identification, stochastic control, and nonlinear systems analysis techniques are investigated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILES, *ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS), PROPORTIONAL NAVIGATION, AUTOMATIC PILOTS, TERMINAL GUIDANCE, FEEDBACK, MISS DISTANCE, TRANSFER FUNCTIONS, OPTIMIZATION

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE