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Air and Missile Defense Systems Engineering

Book Description

Air and Missile Defense Systems Engineering fills a need for those seeking insight into the design procedures of the air and missile defense system engineering process. Specifically aimed at policy planners, engineers, researchers, and consultants, it presents a balanced approach to negating a target in both natural and electronic attack environmen

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Authors
  3. Chapter 1: Introduction and Background
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 Why Is Missile Defense an Important Topic?
    3. References
  4. Chapter 2: Systems Engineering Fundamentals
    1. 2.1 Pre–Phase A
    2. 2.2 Phase A
    3. 2.3 Phase B
    4. 2.4 Phases C–F
    5. 2.5 Concept-of-Operations Development
    6. 2.6 Product Architecture
    7. 2.7 Requirement-Driven Acquisitions
    8. 2.8 Verification and Validation
    9. 2A Appendix: Systems Engineering Management Plan
      1. 2A.1 Background
      2. 2A.2 SEMP Outline
        1. 2A.2.1 Introduction
      3. 2A.3 Integrated Product Team Structure and Responsibilities
        1. 2A.3.1 Technical Management
        2. 2A.3.2 The Development of the Architectural Design Solution
        3. 2A.3.3 Product Development
      4. 2A.4 The Milestone Review Process
      5. 2A.5 Requirements Identification and Analysis Process
        1. 2A.5.1 Requirements Identification
        2. 2A.5.2 Requirements Management
      6. 2A.6 The Verification and Validation Process
        1. 2A.6.1 Verification
        2. 2A.6.2 Validation
      7. 2A.7 Configuration Control Management Process
      8. 2A.8 The Risk Management Process
    10. References
  5. Chapter 3: Missile Defense Problem
    1. 3.1 Overview of the Missile Defense Problem
    2. 3.2 Air Defense Environment
    3. References
  6. Chapter 4: Pre–Phase A
  7. The Air and Missile Defense Program
    1. 4.1 Pre–Phase A: The Air and Missile Defense Program Plan
    2. 4.2 Background
    3. 4.3 Air and Missile Defense Mission Needs and Definitions
    4. 4.4 Air and Missile Defense Measures of Effectiveness
      1. 4.4.1 Reaction Time
        1. 4.4.1.1 Engagement Timeline Definitions
      2. 4.4.2 Firepower
      3. 4.4.3 Defense Penetration Technique Resistance
        1. 4.4.3.1 Countersurveillance and Search Phase
        2. 4.4.3.2 Counterdetection and Track Phase
        3. 4.4.3.3 Counterengagement and Missile Phase
        4. 4.4.3.4 Counterpoint Defense Phase
      4. 4.4.4 Environmental Resistance
      5. 4.4.5 Continuous Availability
      6. 4.4.6 Contiguous Coverage
    5. 4.5 Top-Level Requirements
    6. References
  8. Chapter 5: Phase A
  9. AMD System Requirements
    1. 5.1 AMD Mission Needs: Requirements to CONOPS
    2. 5.2 Systems Architecture Functional Requirements
    3. 5.3 Allocation of Functions to Systems
    4. 5.4 System Performance and Interface Requirements
      1. 5.4.1 Central Defense System Performance Requirements
        1. 5.4.1.1 Midcourse Guidance Reference Systems
        2. 5.4.1.2 Handover
        3. 5.4.1.3 Seeker Pointing Angle Error
        4. 5.4.1.4 Midcourse Guidance
    5. 5.5 CDS: Sensor Suite System Performance Requirements
      1. 5.5.1 Radar Architecture
      2. 5.5.2 Platform Constraints
    6. 5.6 Engagement System Performance Requirements
    7. 5.7 System Requirements Document
    8. References
  10. Chapter 6: Phase B
  11. Preliminary Design
    1. 6.1 Target System
    2. 6.2 Sensor Suite
    3. 6.3 Battlespace Assessment
    4. 6.4 Engagement Analysis
    5. 6.5 Missile Subsystem Preliminary Design
      1. 6.5.1 Missile Seeker Preliminary Design
        1. 6.5.1.1 Angle Tracking
        2. 6.5.1.2 AR Seeker Preliminary Design
        3. 6.5.1.3 Signal Transmission Losses
        4. 6.5.1.4 Jamming
      2. 6.5.2 Translational and Attitude Response Preliminary Design
      3. 6.5.3 Airframe Requirements
      4. 6.5.4 Configuration Design
      5. 6.5.5 Mass and Inertia Design
      6. 6.5.6 Aeroprediction
      7. 6.5.7 Propulsion Design
      8. 6.5.8 Material Properties Design
      9. 6.5.9 Attitude Response Requirements
        1. 6.5.9.1 Guidance and Control Requirements
        2. 6.5.9.2 Flight Control Design I
        3. 6.5.9.3 Flight Control Design II
        4. 6.5.9.4 Guidance Law Design
    6. References
  12. Chapter 7: Preliminary Systems Design Trade Analysis
    1. 7.1 Battlespace Performance Summary
    2. References
  13. Chapter 8: Allocation of Performance Requirements
    1. 8.2.1 Terminal Homing and Guidance
      1. 8.2.2 Launch and Flyout Phase
  14. Chapter 9: Physics and Mathematics of AMD Design and Analysis
    1. 9.1 Interceptors and Flight Analysis
      1. 9.1.1 A WGS-84 Oblate, Rotating Earth Model
        1. 9.1.1.1 Transformation Matrices: Coordinate Frames and Position
        2. 9.1.1.2 Transformation Matrices: Velocity and Acceleration
        3. 9.1.1.3 Oblateness Effects, Nonuniform Gravity
        4. 9.1.1.4 Geodetic and Geocentric Latitude Relationship
        5. 9.1.1.5 Geodetic to Geocentric Latitude: Vehicle Position
        6. 9.1.1.6 Latitude, Longitude, and Altitude Calculation
        7. 9.1.1.7 Forces and Moments and Equations of Motion
    2. 9.2 Target and Clutter Returns
      1. 9.2.1 Radar Returns
      2. 9.2.2 Surface Clutter Returns
      3. 9.2.3 Volume Clutter Returns
        1. 9.2.3.1 Clutter Processing Considerations
      4. 9.2.4 Coherent Processing Interval
      5. 9.2.5 Fill Pulses
      6. 9.2.6 Maximum Clutter Range
      7. 9.2.7 Clutter Rejection Degradation
      8. 9.2.8 Range–Velocity Visibility
      9. 9.2.9 Eclipsing
      10. 9.2.10 Blind Velocities
      11. 9.2.11 Visibility in Clutter
    3. 9.3 Seeker Noise Sources
      1. 9.3.1 Receiver Noise
        1. 9.3.1.1 Glint
        2. 9.3.1.2 Radome Boresight Error
    4. References
  15. Acronyms