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29 November 2000 Introduction into service of mature pushbroom electro-optic sensors
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Pushbroom Electro-Optic sensors have been developed and brought into full production, entering service in year 2000 on RAF Jaguar and Belgian Air Force F-16. The use of fiber- optic gyroscopes, closely coupled to the focal plane electronics, permits correction of all motion effects and provides practical high quality, stereo imagery at high V/H ratios. This paper describes technical features and samples of imagery from a scalable range of sensors incorporating focal lengths from 38mm to 900mm and operating throughout the full flight envelope of modern fighter aircraft.
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Ralph Stuart Brownie "Introduction into service of mature pushbroom electro-optic sensors", Proc. SPIE 4127, Airborne Reconnaissance XXIV, (29 November 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.408690
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