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Title: Using doppler radar images to estimate aircraft navigational heading error

Abstract

A yaw angle error of a motion measurement system carried on an aircraft for navigation is estimated from Doppler radar images captured using the aircraft. At least two radar pulses aimed at respectively different physical locations in a targeted area are transmitted from a radar antenna carried on the aircraft. At least two Doppler radar images that respectively correspond to the at least two transmitted radar pulses are produced. These images are used to produce an estimate of the yaw angle error.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1069119
Patent Number(s):
8,212,714
Application Number:
12/550,873
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Doerry, Armin W, Jordan, Jay D, and Kim, Theodore J. Using doppler radar images to estimate aircraft navigational heading error. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Doerry, Armin W, Jordan, Jay D, & Kim, Theodore J. Using doppler radar images to estimate aircraft navigational heading error. United States.
Doerry, Armin W, Jordan, Jay D, and Kim, Theodore J. Tue . "Using doppler radar images to estimate aircraft navigational heading error". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1069119.
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year = {Tue Jul 03 00:00:00 EDT 2012},
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