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Development of Weapon Delivery Models and Analysis Programs. Volume III. Testing and Demonstration of the Armament Delivery Analysis Programming System (ADAPS).

Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-123 Volume 3
Author(s): Konar, A. Ferit; Ward, Michael D.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn Systems And Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-04
Pages: 194
Contract: F33615-71-C-1059
Project: 8219
Task: 821904
AD Number: AD0751527

Abstract:
The testing and use of ADAPS is demonstrated by performing an analysis with a specified iron bomb (M117) and a representative tactical fighter-bomber aircraft (F4). The demonstration example revealed no appreciable performance difference between the time-invariant and time-invariant and time-varying optimal controllers for the weapon delivery process. The contribution matrix of an iron bomb indicated that the major contributors to the CEP are the velocity and the attitude-state errors at release.

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