31 August 2001 Common high-resolution MMW scene generator
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The development of a modularized millimeter wave (MMW) target and background high resolution scene generator is reported. The scene generator's underlying algorithms are applicable to both digital and real-time hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) simulations. The scene generator will be configurable for a variety of MMW and multi-mode sensors employing state of the art signal processing techniques. At present, digital simulations for MMW and multi-mode sensor development and testing are custom-designed by the seeker vendor and are verified, validated, and operated by both the vendor and government in simulation-based acquisition. A typical competition may involve several vendors, each requiring high resolution target and background models for proper exercise of seeker algorithms. There is a need and desire by both the government and sensor vendors to eliminate costly re-design and re-development of digital simulations. Additional efficiencies are realized by assuring commonality between digital and HWIL simulation MMW scene generators, eliminating duplication of verification and validation efforts.
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Annie V. Saylor, Annie V. Saylor, Dwight A. McPherson, Dwight A. McPherson, H. DeWayne Satterfield, H. DeWayne Satterfield, William J. Sholes, William J. Sholes, Scott B. Mobley, Scott B. Mobley, } "Common high-resolution MMW scene generator", Proc. SPIE 4366, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing VI, (31 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.438082; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.438082
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