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A Computation Method for Time of Flight in the Anti-Aircraft Gun Fire Control System
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A Computation Method for Time of Flight in the Anti-Aircraft Gun Fire Control System
Kim, Jaehun; Kim, Euiwhan; Yu, Sukjin; Kim, Sungho;
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In AAGFCS the effective range is regarded as a range for the bullet`s speed exceeding the speed of sound to damage the stationary target. Hence the real engagement range might be extended over the effective range for the approaching target since bullet`s relative speed to the target increases depending on the approaching speed. However previous TOF equations have good computation accuracy within the effective range only, and they can not be used above that range due to their bad accuracy. We propose an accurate TOF computation method which can be used both within and above the effective range in real time. Some simulation results are shown to demonstrate usefulness of our algorithm for the 30mm projectile.
Point Mass Differential Equation;Closed Form Ballistic Solution;Equivalent Air Density;Time of Flight;Real Time Processing;
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