Global Positioning System (GPS) Absolute Position of Trident II (D5X) Theodolite Pedestal 187.5.
NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER DAHLGREN VA
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Results of the positioning of the Trident II Launch Pad 46A from GPS tracking data are presented. For 3 days, data were collected with the Texas Instruments 4100 Geodetic ReceiverTIGER System, and the position of Theodolite Pedestal 187.5 was determined for each of the 3 days of tracking by using post-fit GPS ephemerides. The position solutions differed from the Defense Mapping Agency DMA land survey position by 1.3, 1.3, and 1.9 meters root sum squared RSS for 16, 17, and 18 June 1986, respectively. Keywords Doppler data GESAR software.
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