30 January 1987 Application Of Laser Rangers To Submunitions
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 0709, Laser Research and Development in the Northeast; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937285
Event: Cambridge Symposium-Fiber/LASE '86, 1986, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
Two new capabilities offered by the application of laser rangers to submunitions are (1) range to the target and (2) target height profiles. This additional information enhances submunition performance by improving the probability of detection and reducing false alarms. Laser rangers using new semiconductor laser diodes offer the potential to meet the severe size, weight, and power constraints of advanced submunition concepts. The feasibility of using laser rangers in a submunition application is explored and trade-offs identified.
© (1987) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
N. Huffnagle, N. Huffnagle, R. Lubke, R. Lubke, J. Hoschette, J. Hoschette, J. Ellingboe, J. Ellingboe, } "Application Of Laser Rangers To Submunitions", Proc. SPIE 0709, Laser Research and Development in the Northeast, (30 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937285; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937285
PROCEEDINGS
9 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top