Accession Number : ADA182331

Title :   Battlefield Management and Fire Control System for M1A1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 10 Sep 85-15 Feb 86,

Corporate Author : BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

Personal Author(s) : Leu,Michael ; Irwin,Alan ; Weil,William ; Hahn,Jerome

PDF Url : ADA182331

Report Date : 15 Feb 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : A study of fire control and battlefield management requirements and relationships for the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank is presented. Three possible approaches for integrating advanced fire control and battlefield management capabilities into the MI as described. Each is evaluated for near term MI design and schedule impacts and compatibility with projected growth requirements. The application of VHSIC processing is examined, and an approach for insertion of that technology is discussed. Keywords: computer applications; interfaces; standards; vetronics; Combat Vehicle Architectures.

Descriptors :   *FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, *COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, BATTLEFIELDS, MANAGEMENT, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, GROWTH(GENERAL), REQUIREMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, COMBAT VEHICLES, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES)

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE