Warren J. Boord, John B. Hoffman's Air and missile defense systems PDF

By Warren J. Boord, John B. Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1439806713

ISBN-13: 9781439806715

Air and Missile safeguard structures Engineering fills a necessity for these looking perception into the layout approaches of the air and missile protection process engineering strategy. in particular aimed toward coverage planners, engineers, researchers, and specialists, it offers a balanced method of negating a objective in either traditional and digital assault environments, and applies physics-based procedure engineering to designing and constructing a balanced air and missile safety method. The booklet offers an in-depth description of the missile safety layout improvement approach in addition to the underlying technical beginning of air and missile safety structures engineering.

Utilizing the authors’ decades of mixed engineering event, this e-book considers new air missile protection approach applied sciences and leading edge architectures that may be used to satisfy functionality specifications whereas additionally minimizing layout, improvement, and operational bills over the lifecycle of a strive against approach. it is also the newest platforms layout suggestions that may be utilized to new and latest structures, and introduces platforms engineering ideas that may be mentioned and with no trouble utilized to different missile protection method scenarios.

Additionally, this book:

  • Focuses on shipborne missile security structures that supply their very own send security opposed to missiles and safety of alternative within reach ships
  • Emphasizes the research and alternate house linked to generating a balanced air and missile safety procedure (AMDS)
  • Addresses the significance of architectures and technologies
  • Traces requisites improvement via procedure functionality tradeoffs
  • Includes result of radar and missile functionality tradeoffs in a practical environment

Air and Missile protection structures Engineering

provides an realizing of the physics of missile safeguard structures and the most important functionality parameters that force the features of those platforms. This publication serves as a worthwhile source for missile protection engineers and different practising pros, in addition to a educating reference for graduate-level courses.

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1 Overview of the Missile Defense Problem A missile defense system essentially has four functional requirements that combine to provide defense against an incoming missile. These elements require balancing and, as such, this presents the missile defense systems with engineering challenges. These elements are intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); detection and tracking; weapons control; and engagement. Ballistic missile defense is divided into three parts: boost, midcourse, and terminal intercept engagement phases.

Each of the major system elements, CONOPS, and the architectural design are verified against the requirements and must be consistent in solving the objective problem. Verification continues throughout the design and development process in a sequential manner. CONOPS is verified against the mission objective; the architectural design is verified against the CONOPS. Validation is usually defined by ensuring that the objective system is built correctly. This includes analyzing, inspecting and testing, and simulating the system prototype against real-world data to accomplish validation.

This requires end-to-end testing and simulating, including all input items, interfaces, and performance requirement emulations. Expected and unexpected variations in the environment and intended target sets need to be explored. Often, it is not possible to accomplish such extensive testing in pure hardware. Simulations become more important when the system and the problem become more sophisticated. In many cases, simulation may be the only means to validate the design that leads to an entirely new program of modeling and simulation that should be handled in a parallel manner to the systems development and testing against real-world data whenever possible.

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