THE MISSILE GUIDANCE LAW PROGRAM DEVELOPED A DIGITAL COM- PUTER PROGRAM (OPTGID) WHICH COMPUTES OPTIMAL MISSILE GUIDANCE LAWS.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,380.00
Award Year:
1983
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
257
Agency Tracking Number:
257
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
One Jacob Way, Reading, MA, 01867
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
Mr. Joseph A. Sivak
(617) 944-6850
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE MISSILE GUIDANCE LAW PROGRAM DEVELOPED A DIGITAL COM- PUTER PROGRAM (OPTGID) WHICH COMPUTES OPTIMAL MISSILE GUIDANCE LAWS. IT DETERMINES THE ANGLE-OF-ATTACK TIME- HISTORY TO SHAPE A VERTICAL PLANE TRAJECTORY TO OPTIMALLY MEET SPECIFIED PERFORMANCE INDICIES AND TERMINAL CONSTRAINTSTHREE GUIDANCE LAW OPTIONS ARE INCORPORATED INTO OPTGID: 1) MAXIMUM RANGE WITH AND WITHOUT A SPECIFIED TERMINAL VELOCITY, 2) 3-D (FIXED TERMINAL POSITION) AND 3) 4-D (FIXED TIME-OF-FLIGHT AS WELL AS FIXED FINAL POSITION). THE TERMINAL KINETIC ENERGY IS MAXIMIZED FOR THE 3-D AND 4-D GUIDANCE LAWS. THE GUIDANCE LAWS ARE FORMULATED AS TWO-POINT BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS.

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