Accession Number : ADA068435


Title :   Aquila Remotely Piloted Vehicle System Technology Demonstration (RPV-STD) Program. Volume 3. Field Test Program


Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Dec 1974-Dec 1977


Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC SUNNYVALE CA


Personal Author(s) : Nicoletti, John A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a068435.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1979


Pagination or Media Count : 284


Abstract : System refinement and demonstration, and final Army crew training was accomplished at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, in 1976. The program required 28 flights and demonstrated major system functions prior to Army flight mission exercises to assess the system. The system proved most effective for surveillance and targeting.


Descriptors :   *REMOTELY PILOTED VEHICLES , AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE , COMBAT SURVEILLANCE , ELECTROOPTICS , FIELD TESTS , FLIGHT TESTING , GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT , LASER TARGET DESIGNATORS , LAUNCHERS , OPTICAL TRACKING , RECOVERY , TARGET ACQUISITION , TARGET RECOGNITION , TARGETING , TELEVISION TRACKING


Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft
      Optical Detection and Detectors


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE