Accession Number:

ADA409217

Title:

Magnetic Detection and Tracking of Military Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

QUANTUM MAGNETICS INC SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2002-02-25

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Under the Next Generation Scatterable Mines NGSM program led by the U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC and as a subcontractor to IITRI, Quantum Magnetics QM has participated in several rounds of field experiments in magnetic detection and tracking of military vehicles. Field data were acquired by three generations of magnetoresistive MR magnetic tensor gradiometers and analyzed by QM and Vista Clara. Successive gradiometer design generations mark a path to meeting NGSM form factor constraints. Magnetic gradiometry can detect and unambiguously locate magnetic targets, even in magnetically contaminated environments, as shown by results presented below.

Subject Categories:

  • Magnetic and Electric Field Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE