An Inertial Guidance System for Vertically Launched Missiles Without Roll Control.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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An electronic guidance system which when provided with a set of target position coordinates prior to launch, calculates the missile position and velocity in an inertially fixed coordinate system during flight. All inertial coordinate system variables are defined by a three axis orthorganal coordinate system centered on the target position. This guidance system functions without an active roll control by continuously pointing the velocity vector of the missile towards the target position. Author
- Air Navigation and Guidance