Optimal allocation of tactical missiles between valued targets and defense targets

by Erez E. Sverdlov

Publisher: Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California

Written in English
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Optimal allocation of tactical missiles between valued targets and defense targets by Erez E. Sverdlov Download PDF EPUB FB2

Various combat duels between an attacker, who owns a stockpile of long range precision-guided missiles, and a defender are addressed.

The defender must defend a valued target, or several selected targets (called primary targets) by a group of defending targets (called secondary targets, and are usually understood to be surface-to-air missile batteries).Cited by: 2.

Optimal Allocation of Tactical Missiles Between Valued Targets and Defense Targets by Erez E. Sverdlov Major, Israeli Air Force Physics, University of Tel Aviv, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY from the NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL September Cited by: 2.

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A cooperative interception scenario between a target, its defenders, and missiles attacking said target is considered. Optimal cooperative guidance laws are developed for two distinct scenarios: 1.

To assign defenders to missiles, several computationally efficient weapon–target-allocation algorithms are developed. The algorithms use the adjoint system representation and are based on evaluating a figure of merit for the possible allocations of defenders to missiles, given that the allocation of missiles to targets is by: The problem of target assignment is crucial in the air defense operations, and the optimum target allocation scheme can greatly enhance the performance of the air defense missile weapon system.

Numerical Techniques Fundamentals of Tactical Missile Guidance Method of Adjoints and the Homing Loop Noise Analysis Convariance Analysis and the Homing Loop Proportional Navigation and Miss Distance Digital Fading Memory Noise Filters in the Homing Loop Advanced Guidance Laws Kalman Filters and the Homing Loop Other Forms of Tactical Guidance Tactical Zones Strategic.

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targets. For point targets, the challenge is to extract the target from a complex and cluttered background. For fully imaged targets (images of tanks, for example), the contrast between target and background is a critical parameter. The ability to detect dim targets, either point or extended, is a measure of the system’s sensitivity.

Abstract: These notes are intended to be tutorial in nature, rather than comprehensive. The reader who desires a comprehensive treatment should see 1, which contains additional references to the considerable literature that exists on "coverage problems." It seems to be the nature of the subject that there are a great many conceptually similar cases and sub-cases, each requiring a different.

We consider the integrated problem of allocation and control of surface-to-air-missiles for interception of ballistic targets. Previous work shows that using multiple missile and utilizing collaborative estimation and control laws for target interception can significantly decrease the mean miss distance.

However, most of these methods are highly sensitive to initial launch conditions, such as. Proposed model can be categorized as a special type of weapon-target allocation (WTA) problem that can be used for evaluating the air defense effectiveness of a naval TG.

WTA problem can be stated as the optimal allocation of existing weapons to a set of targets. Matlin, and Eckler and Burr review the literature on the WTA problem. However. Defense Targets price, simplicity, utility and durability are all unparalleled.

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the optimal solution of the target allocation, because the rationality of target allocation is closely related to the tactical effect and the play of battle effectiveness. This also has been a concern of many experts. The reference [1] describes a new hybrid optimal algorithm, named genetic-simulated annealing, that combines features of genetic.

The Soviets fielded an extended series of air-to-air missiles, beginning in the s with the AA-1 Alkali, a relatively primitive semiactive radar missile, the AA-2 Atoll, an infrared missile closely modeled after the Sidewinder, and the AA-3 Anab, a long-range, semiactive radar-homing missile carried by air-defense fighters.

The AA-5 Ash was a large, medium-range radar-guided missile, while. • The ballistic missile defense ship, A ()b, must prioritize ballistic missile threats.

If it concludes that an enemy missile is not going to hit a high-value target, it may not defend against it. If it con-cludes that an enemy missile will impact a high-value target, it either chooses to.

The AGM is a powered air-to-surface missile designed for high- and low-altitude strikes at standoff ranges against a variety of targets.

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The inventory-based strategy includes procuring targets against performance. The defense discriminates decoys, with such discrimination characterized by a K-factor, and determines optimal intercepts and salvo structure in shoot-look-shoot scenarios.

The attacker's strategy to determine proper allocation of warheads to targets of varying value in the presence of a defense. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Army’s future long-range missile will first focus on defeating maritime targets from land once a baseline version is.

A strategic asset allocation strategy sets targets and requires some rebalancing every now and then. Insured asset allocation may be geared. The Block 3 version of the Army Tactical Missile System, meanwhile, offers a pound unitary penetrating warhead and flight speeds over Mach 3, but is limited to a range of miles.

SM-6 and the Army Tactical Missile System are not the state of the art. Indeed, the best weapons of this nature are found abroad. The State of the Supersonic Art. Ballistic Missile Defense Guidance and Control Issues Paul Zarchana Ballistic targets can be more difficult to hit than aircraft targets.

If the intercept takes place out of the atmosphere and if no maneuvering is taking place, the ballistic target motion can be fairly predictable since the only force acting on the target is that of grav-ity. Currently, the M and MA1 can swap out their standard rockets with a range of 43 miles for one or two larger MGM Advanced Tactical Missiles (ATACMS) that can strike targets.

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That introduces two new allocations to the usual allocation between missiles and military targets, but they can be performed analytically. As the number of weapons on each side decreases, the optimal fraction of second strike weapons allocated to military values falls.

Summary: This two-day course will help you understand and appreciate the unique challenges of both tactical and strategic missile guidance.

So everyone can clearly understand the principles of missile guidance, concepts are derived mathematically, explained from a heuristic perspective, and illustrated with numerical examples and computer animations.

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In addition, like the steel target, this target reacts when.There is 1 missile per guided missile and launching assembly and 2 missiles per launcher load. The missile will engage targets throughout the corps area of influence and is designed to destroy tactical missile launchers, suppress air defense, counter Command, Control, and Communications (C3) complexes and disrupt logistics.

MISSION.A target is an entity (person, place, or thing) considered for possible engagement or action to alter or neutralize the function it performs for the adversary.

What is a high-payoff target (HPT)? A target whose loss to the enemy will significantly contribute to the success of the friendly course of action.