Accession Number : ADA265786


Title :   AMC-SWMO Countermeasures Study. Volume 4. Guide to Army Smart Weapon Testing Issues


Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 29 Sep 1991-15 Jun 1992


Corporate Author : TACTICAL WEAPONS GUIDANCE AND CONTROL INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER CHICAGO IL


Personal Author(s) : Otto, Jim ; Matkin, William B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265786.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 106


Abstract : This Guide to Army Smart Weapon Testing Issues is a primer intended primarily for the developmental engineers in the smart weapon program management offices who are responsible for organizing smart weapon development tests. Much of the information in this guide is also relevant to the ground vehicle developer. The document examines a number of issues, suggestions, and general principles relevant to smart weapons. The information contained is based primarily on numerous interviews with experienced Army smart weapon testers.


Descriptors :   *INFRARED SIGNATURES , *TARGET SIGNATURES , *TARGET ACQUISITION , *COUNTERMEASURES , *GUIDED WEAPONS , *WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS , *ADVANCED WEAPONS , *SMART WEAPONS , TEST AND EVALUATION , SIMULATORS , FLIGHT TESTING , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , PERFORMANCE TESTS , VULNERABILITY , TEST FACILITIES , TERMINAL GUIDANCE , TARGET DETECTION , LETHALITY , HOMING DEVICES , PRECISION , RADAR , TARGET DISCRIMINATION , MILLIMETER WAVES , TARGET ACTIVATED MUNITIONS , RADAR ABSORBING MATERIALS , OBSCURATION , COUNTER COUNTERMEASURES , DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS , SUBMUNITIONS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , BATTLEFIELDS , MODELS , TEST BEDS , DETECTORS , DECISION MAKING , SURVIVABILITY


Subject Categories : Countermeasures
      Optical Countermeasures
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Target Direction, Range and Position Finding
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Guided Munitions


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE