| || Guidance systems of fighter aircraft
Author : Rajanikanth, K. N.;Rao, R. S.;Subramanyam, P. S.;Vohra, Ajai
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:55(3) ; 2005 ; pp 231-244
Subject : 629.7 Aeronautics;629.762 Missiles
Keywords : Takeoff guidance;Homing guidance;Speed guidance;Auto switch over guidance;Landing guidance;Weapon delivery guidance;Heads up display
Abstract : Mission performance of a fighter aircraft is crucial for survival and strike capabilities in todays’ aerial warfare scenario. The guidance functions of such an aircraft play a vital role in meeting the requirements and accomplishing the mission success. This paper presents the requirements of precision guidance for various missions of a fighter aircraft. The concept of guidance system as a pilot-in-loop system is pivotal in understanding and designing such a system. Methodologies of designing such a system are described.