Accession Number : ADA323028

Title :   Naval Group 1 on Above Water Warfare. AGARD Report 342 on Precision Terminal Guidance for Munitions (NATO Naval Armaments Group).

Corporate Author : NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION BRUSSELS (BELGIUM)

PDF Url : ADA323028

Report Date : 06 MAR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This report summarises the deliberations of Working Group 02 of the Mission Systems Panel (originally Working Group 13 of the Guidance and Control Panel) of AGARD. The broad objectives of the Working Group were to review present and future terminal guidance technology in relation to NATO military needs. The report includes: a review of existing terminal guidance capabilities and shortcomings; an analysis of NATO military needs; reviews of relevant technology trends, user concerns and future capabilities; and a statement of conclusions and recommendations in respect of the potential to meet NATO needs and for NATO cooperation. Appendices provide basic definitions, plus background outline descriptions of terrain referenced navigation, countermeasures, and relative GPS (Global Positioning System).

Descriptors :   *NATO, *MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, *TERMINAL GUIDANCE, *TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING, WEAPONS, STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, TERRAIN, NAVIGATION, GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, MISSIONS, PRECISION, COUNTERMEASURES, COOPERATION, PANEL(COMMITTEE).

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE