8 September 1976 RPV Sensor System Interface
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Proceedings Volume 0079, Aerial Reconnaissance Systems: Pods/Aircraft I; (1976) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.954800
Event: 1976 SPIE/SPSE Technical Symposium East, 1976, Reston, United States
Abstract
Remotely Piloted Vehicles (RPV's) are versatile aerial platforms which can be piloted by radio link from a remote control point. The latest model features a removable modular nose designed to carry a variety of payloads for reconnaissance, electronic warfare and strike missions. This paper describes the interface of three sensor systems to RPV's -the KS-120 camera, the Perkin-Elmer KA-98 prototype laser line scanner and the prototype Philco Ford laser target designator. The interface to the modular nose YBGM-34C multi-mission RPV is discussed along with the interfaces to the BGM-34B and AQM-34M RPV's. A brief history of reconnaissance RPV's is given.
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Harry N. Hodges, "RPV Sensor System Interface", Proc. SPIE 0079, Aerial Reconnaissance Systems: Pods/Aircraft I, (8 September 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954800; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.954800
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