6 August 1997 U.S. Air Force Ballistic Winds program
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Abstract
The Air Force Wright Laboratory has successfully flown two micron laser radars and is preparing to fly a third. These systems are designed to provide real-time 3D maps of the wind fields between the aircraft and the ground. This paper briefly describes these systems and the demonstrated performance of each. Future measurement efforts of this program ar also discussed.
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Richard D. Richmond, Richard D. Richmond, Dan Jewell, Dan Jewell, John Carr, John Carr, James P. Root, James P. Root, } "U.S. Air Force Ballistic Winds program", Proc. SPIE 3065, Laser Radar Technology and Applications II, (6 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280996; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.280996
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