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Operational issues for GPS-aided precision guided weapons

Gerald Frost

Operational issues for GPS-aided precision guided weapons

by Gerald Frost

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Air Force -- Weapons systems.,
    • Precision guided munitions -- United States.,
    • Global Positioning System.,
    • Inertial navigation (Aeronautics)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGerald Frost.
      ContributionsUnited States. Air Force., Project Air Force (U.S.), Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUF513 .F76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419757M
      ISBN 100833014447
      LC Control Number93029788
      OCLC/WorldCa28798676

      Get this from a library! B-2 Bomber: Cost and Operational Issues.. [GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV.;] -- B-2 operational requirements specify that the weapon system have 'low-observable' (stealth) characteristics and sufficient range and payload capability to deliver precision-guided conventional or.   Fast forward almost 20 years: In ’s Operation Desert Storm, the FF and FA dropped the majority of precision weapons, ranging from the laser-guided pound GBU and the massive pound GBU to the datalink-guided GBU In fact, the F was designed around the ability to carry a pair of pound LGBs.

        The relationship of precision-guided munitions (PGM) to operational planning implied precision in terms of economy of force. In simple terms, a precision-guided weapon provided more than just destructive results; it ensured a tactical effect with just one or two weapons. Accession Number: ADA Title: Precision-Guided Weapons, Corporate Author: RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF Personal Author(s): Digby,James F Report Date: Mar Pagination or Media Count: 45 Abstract: The first part of this paper discusses enough about the mechanics of these weapons to give the reader a feel for how they work and provide brief descriptions of some of the .

      The potential of cyber weapons as precision weapons in aerial warfare is probably at the heart of the US Air Force forming and running the Cyber warfare Command. In view of the PLAAF’s rapid “informationaslisation”, it is prudent for the IAF as well to seriously examine the potential of cyber warfare techniques in aerial warfare. 1.   Now, with BeiDou, the PLA and its other arms will have access to the much more accurate military signal channel, which will help it target its precision-guided weapons more .


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Operational issues for GPS-aided precision guided weapons by Gerald Frost Download PDF EPUB FB2

Operational issues for GPS-aided precision missiles. by Gerald P. Frost, Bernard Schweitzer. Citation. This paper discusses the operational issues associated with combining the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) with a low cost Inertial Navigation System (INS) as the primary means to obtain precision accuracy for air-to-ground by: 2.

This book is a very interesting historical account of the development of precision guided weapons. In addition, there is commentary on how the development of PGMs (Precision Guided Munitions) has influenced national defense policy.

Personally, I was intrigued by the history and the early attempts that were made to improve the accuracy of by:   Precision-Guided Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction This report focuses on selected precision-guided munitions (PGMs) fielded by the Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.

Over the years, the U.S. military has relied on PGMs to execute ground, air, and naval military operations. Gerald P. Frost This research brief summarizes analysis of GPS-aided precision guided weapons for air force applications, contained in the RAND Corporation report, "Operational Issues for GPS-Aided Precision Guided Weapons".

Conflicting U.S. Objectives in Weapon System Codevelopment: The FS-X. Get this from a library. Precision guided munitions: technology and operational aspects: papers presented at the Guidance and Control Panel 34th Symposium held in Norway on May [North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Guidance and Control Panel.;]. The high precision weapons were mostly represented by guided ammunition able to hit the target at rst attempt with high probability. The guided ammunition reduced number of sorties as well as of total red ammunition in air and land strikes, and also negative injuries of non-combatants (in the operation “Enduring Freedom” in Afghanistan in.

A Regulus guided missile. The Regulus was a nuclear-armed guided missile with a range of miles. The Regulus I and II guided missiles, the first operational cruise missile in the U.S. Navy, were deployed on aircraft carriers, cruisers and submarines during the s.

Precision Fires Rocket and Missile Systems Always On Target. Paul E. Turner. Engineering Director & Chief Engineer. Precision Fires Rocket & Missile Systems Project Office. 27 April DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is unlimited.

PAO XXXX, approved XX April 16 for PUBLIC RELEASE. Guided missiles work by tracking the location of the moving target in space by certain methods (eg. using a radar or following its heat signature), chasing it down and then finally hitting it with accuracy. Guided systems in missiles can be of various types, which serve different operational.

technology and precision-guided weapons are intended to give the B-2 a revolutionary advantage in combat operations. The B-2 could be the leading edge of the initial U.S. response in a conflict; however, the size of the projected force will likely limit its conventional mission to precision-guided.

In Weapons of Choice, Paul G. Gillespie, an associate professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, explains how the development of precision-guided bombs has helped create that image and offers some cautions about the resulting military policies.

The book is brief, only pages of relatively large text, and some topics deserve more coverage. America's Ultimate Weapon of War: Precision-Guided Munitions. Precision-guided munitions helped the United States military destroy an Afghan.

Precision-Guided Munitions Scott F. M strategists, and tacticians at all levels. The issues at hand are aerial precision doctrine, the use of the precision-guided munition as the mod- Lt Col Scott F.

“Dutch” Murray, a native of Coral Springs, Florida, is a senior operations intelligence officer and weapons instructor with over The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) is a guidance kit that converts unguided bombs, or "dumb bombs", into all-weather precision-guided -equipped bombs are guided by an integrated inertial guidance system coupled to a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, giving them a published range of up to 15 nautical miles (28 km).

JDAM-equipped bombs range from pounds. History and deployment of smart weapons. In the United States, efforts to develop precision guided munitions—PGMs—began during the First World War and resulted in an 'aerial torpedo' by the s.

While World War II was dominated by large-scale strategic bombing—essentially throwing out tons of free-falling munitions in the hope they hit something important—both sides in the war worked. Precision Guided Munitions [PGM] /GPS guidance tail kit that converts dumb bombs into accurate adverse-weather capable weapons.

JDAM was certified as operational capable on the B-2 in July. They made up more than half the air-to-ground precision guided weapons used in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Newer versions of the Paveway bomb include GPS/INS guidance capabilities. The development of precision-guided munitions (PGMs)—guided gravity bombs and cruise missiles, in particular—has had profound implications for warfare.

Such weapons tend to cause much less collateral damage than their unguided predecessors do, and because they can remain effective when used from a distance, they can also reduce casualties.

GPS Aided Guided Munitions - Parts I-V: Originally published August through December, Updates August, Existing precision weapons require an unobscured line of sight between the weapon and the target for the optical guidance to work.

GPS/inertial weapons are oblivious to the effects of weather, allowing a target to be engaged at. The following is the Feb. 27, Congressional Research Service report, Precision-Guided Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress. Over the.

6-DOF Enhancement of Precision Guided Munitions Testing Enemy threats during Operation Desert Storm drove many Allied ground attack aircraft to medium altitude to deliver their weapons.

Although many Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) proved to be highly accurate at increased heights, the majority of bombs dropped from medium altitude.The U.S.

Army Precision Guidance Kit (PGK), shown above in a graphic depiction, replaces the fuse in the nose of conventional mm artillery round to transform a dumb round into a precision.A precision-guided munition (PGM, smart weapon, smart munition, smart bomb) is a guided munition intended to precisely hit a specific target, to minimize collateral damage and increase lethality against intended targets.

During the First Gulf War guided munitions accounted for only 9% of weapons fired, but accounted for 75% of all successful hits. Despite guided weapons generally being used on.