Accession Number:

ADD007737

Title:

Offset Beacon Homing.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-12-18

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A system for enabling homing by a missile onto a target which is marked by a beacon at some other location. A radio frequency beacon is located remotely from the intended target. Target coordinates relative to the beacon are obtained and relayed by conventional means to the launch site and are stored in missile memory. During flight the missile seeker acquires, interrogates and tracks the beacon. The missile borne equipment generates guidance signals which alter the trajectory to the target location. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE