Accession Number:

ADA416469

Title:

Moving Map Composer: A Tool for Consolidating Tasks Associated With the Design, Creation, and Management of Digital Aeronautical Chart Products for Navy Aircraft

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS MARINE GEOSCIENCES DIV

Report Date:

2003-05-13

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center NRLSSC have developed a software tool called Moving Map Composer MMC to help aircrew design and build mission-specific digital aeronautical chart coverage for use in mission planning systems and inflight moving-map displays. Aircrew can also use MMC to edit and incorporate other sources of information into these mission-specific coverage files MMC is comprised of a series of Graphical User Interfaces GUI and low-level C language applications that Simplify complex tasks including data fusion, chant design, editing, and file management. This paper provides a functional overview of MMC and its applications Design issues that were encountered during the course of product development and the methods that were created for their resolution are also addressed.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Air Navigation and Guidance
  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE