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Moharampour A, Poshtan J, Khaki Sedigh A. A Modified Proportional Navigation Guidance for Accurate Target Hitting. IJEEE. 2010; 6 (1) :20-28
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-253-en.html

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When a detector sensitive to the target plume IR seeker is used for tracking airborne targets, the seeker tends to follow the target hot point which is a point farther away from the target exhaust and its fuselage. In order to increase the missile effectiveness, it is necessary to modify the guidance law by adding a lead bias command. The resulting guidance is known as target adaptive guidance (TAG). First, the pure proportional navigation guidance (PPNG) in 3-dimensional state is explained in a new point of view. The main idea is based on the distinction between angular rate vector and rotation vector conceptions. The current innovation is based on selection of line of sight (LOS) coordinates. A comparison between two available choices for LOS coordinates system is proposed. An improvement is made by adding two additional terms. First term includes a cross range compensator which is used to provide and enhance path observability, and obtain convergent estimates of state variables. The second term is new concept lead bias term, which has been calculated by assuming an equivalent acceleration along the target longitudinal axis. Simulation results indicate that the lead bias term properly provides terminal conditions for accurate target interception.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Aerospace & Aeronautical Applications
Received: 2010/03/7 | Accepted: 2013/12/30 | Published: 2013/12/30

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