Accession Number : AD0781000

Title :   Army NAVSAT User Equipment Design Study. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : TRW SYSTEMS GROUP REDONDO BEACH CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Sansom,Richard E.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 434

Abstract : This study presents a design concept for the Army User Equipment (AUE) Navigation Satellite Positioning System. The equipment which has been studied consists of a sequential or timeshared receiver, a digital computer, the necessary input/output consoles, the power supply, and antenna system. The study concentrates on analyzing the anticipated effects of such real world phenomena as satellite masking, foliage, attenuation, jamming, and user dynamics. The study presents a viable sequential receiver design along with requirements for the computer, power supply and antenna for both the ground (manpack and vehicle) and the helicopter user categories. The study shows that, in general, the receiver design postulated is adequate for the missions and user requirements considered. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Army operations, *Navigation satellites, User needs, Position finding, Digital computers, Input output devices, Radar jamming, Portable equipment, Mathematical models, Cost analysis

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE