Accession Number : ADA258201


Title :   Plume: Instructions for Use and Description of a Missile Plume Visibility Program,


Corporate Author : NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL


Personal Author(s) : Cushman, W. B. ; Marsh, J. S. ; Shamma, S. E. ; Schallhorn, S.


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a258201.pdf


Report Date : JAN 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 48


Abstract : A computer program to demonstrate the ballistics and visual geometry of an air-to-air missile as it is launched against the observer has been developed. This program calculates the probability of visual detection for various mission scenarios as entered by the user. This manual provides detailed instruction for the user and also describes the logic used to develop the program. Air-to-air missiles, Visual detection, Computer program.


Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS , *AIR TO AIR MISSILES , *EXHAUST PLUMES , SCENARIOS , OBSERVERS , DETECTION , OPTICAL DETECTION , COMPUTERS , PROBABILITY , MISSIONS , VISIBILITY , GEOMETRY , INSTRUCTIONS , LOGIC , BALLISTICS.


Subject Categories : COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND SOFTWARE
      AIR- AND SPACE LAUNCHED GUIDED MISSILES
      COMBUSTION AND IGNITION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE