26 July 1999 Development history of real-time imaging active gated TV: 1970 to present
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This paper discusses the development history of real-time imaging active gated TV sensors from 1970 to present at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. A number of AGTV systems are covered including: Video Imaging Detection and Ranging which was developed for hydrofoils in Southeast Asia, AC- 130U gunship, Airborne Laser-Based Enhanced Detection and Observation System search and rescue system for the Canadian Government, and several long-range surveillance systems. Technology developments related to sensor and illuminator over the past 3 decades are also discussed.
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Steven E. Shimer, Steven E. Shimer, Bob Baker, Bob Baker, John Torgerson, John Torgerson, } "Development history of real-time imaging active gated TV: 1970 to present", Proc. SPIE 3698, Infrared Technology and Applications XXV, (26 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354522; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354522

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