Method and System for Computing Altitude Over a Target and the Horizontal Range Thereof.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
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The patent relates to bomb delivery computations, and more particularly to the determination of the altitude over a target and the horizontal range thereof. The advent of airborne digital computers, such as the ANAYK-8, has made it possible to eliminate the effects of both terrain roughness and errors in target altitude above mean sea on bomb release computations. This can be done by computing altitude over the target, rather than using a raw sensor output.
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