Translator Disclaimer
1 February 1990 Payload Considerations For RPV/UAV Application
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Selection of payload components of a modern day remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) or unmanned air vehicle (UAV) is complicated by many factors. The requirement for real time and near real time data from an air vehicle of limited size, and therefore payload capacity, is a difficult prospect. This paper explores the latest electro-optic (E0) systems available to meet the mission requirements as well as the limitations of such devices and their associated systems. The RPV/UAV payload consists of sensor, recorder/playback and data link components. Resolution is a primary consideration in mission effectiveness. Resolution drives system bandwidth and conversely bandwidth limitations restrict system resolution.
© (1990) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Richard A. Sturz and Bertel J. Hansen "Payload Considerations For RPV/UAV Application", Proc. SPIE 1156, Airborne Reconnaissance XIII, (1 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.962469; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.962469
PROCEEDINGS
4 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

High-resolution CCD camera family with a PC host
Proceedings of SPIE (May 19 1993)
Programmable electronic high-speed camera
Proceedings of SPIE (December 31 1992)
Electronically gated airborne video camera
Proceedings of SPIE (November 30 1991)
A CCD Viewfinder As An Adjunct To Aerial Reconnaissance Systems
Proceedings of SPIE (September 07 1976)
IRNG-camera family
Proceedings of SPIE (June 26 1996)
Hand motion and image stabilization in hand-held devices
Proceedings of SPIE (January 27 2008)

Back to Top