Accession Number:

AD0763328

Title:

Feasibility Analysis of an Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) Based Surface Trilateration Surveillance System.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jun-1 Sep 72,

Corporate Author:

MITRE CORP BEDFORD MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

232.0

Abstract:

Analysis indicates there are feasible methods for achieving surveillance of vehicles on the airport surface by means of time-of-arrival measurements of the vehicles ATCRBS Transponder reply at three or more receiver sites. The report contains a definition of an ATCRBS based surface surveillance system, analyses of various problems and techniques to achieve a satisfactory data acquisition subsystem, and criteria for conducting a test program for further verification of feasibility and design.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE