Accession Number:

ADD010373

Title:

A New Guidance Law to Improve the Accuracy of Tactical Missiles.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

This application describes a missile guidance system in a canard controlled airframe with means to measure the angle of attack as well as the pursuit angle by the use of a two degree of freedom roll-free reference gyroscope or other inertial reference device so as to move the canard control surfaces, where the canards direct the missile to the target.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Dynamics, Configurations and Control Surfaces

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE