Accession Number:

ADD019351

Title:

Guidance System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 25 Jan 99,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1999-01-25

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

This invention generally relates to trajectory control and more specifically to a method and apparatus for providing guidance parameters at launch that direct a pursuing vehicle from a launching vehicle to a target vehicle capable of evasive maneuvering after the target vehicle becomes alerted to the presence of the pursuing vehicle. 2 Description of the Prior Art The trajectory control of a pursuing vehicle can be classified as post-launch or pre-launch control. In post-launch control, guidance information is sent from the launching vehicle to guide the pursuing vehicle to the target. The following United States Letters Patent disclose such post-launch trajectory control systems

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE