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
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 257
Amount: $49,380.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1983
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
The Analytic Sciences Corp.
One Jacob Way, Reading, MA, 01867
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Mr. Joseph A. Sivak
Phone: (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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