Accession Number : ADA306502

Title :   Developments In Infrared Detection and Tracking Technology and Applications To Missiles.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : He, Liping

PDF Url : ADA306502

Report Date : 21 MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The article generally describes the functions, work modes, cooling methods and major performance indicators of infrared detectors. Detailed presentations are given on development of infrared detection tracking technology, in addition to several infrared detectors with development prospects in weapon systems. Moreover, applications of this technology are enumerated in the field of tactical missiles, SDI project, and in the Gulf War. Finally, several proposals are made on future developments.

Descriptors :   *INFRARED DETECTION, *GUIDED MISSILES, *INFRARED TRACKING, METHODOLOGY, WARFARE, GULFS, WEAPON SYSTEMS, TRACKING, COOLING, INFRARED DETECTORS, TRANSLATIONS, INDICATORS, TACTICAL WEAPONS, FIELD EQUIPMENT, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE