Accession Number : AD0831567

Title :   MISSILE TRACKING FROM SHOCK RECORDINGS,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Reid, Walter P.

Report Date : MAR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Equations are developed for determining the speed and direction of motion of a supersonic missile in terms of the times of arrival of the shock at various microphones. Three or more microphones must be placed along the x, y and z axes at each of three or more stations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILES, ACOUSTIC DETECTION), GUIDED MISSILE TRACKING SYSTEMS, SHOCK WAVES, MICROPHONES, TRIANGULATION, VELOCITY, DIRECTION FINDING, ERRORS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, EQUATIONS OF MOTION.

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE