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Overview of Missile Flight Control Systems

  title={Overview of Missile Flight Control Systems},
  author={Paul B. Jackson},
  journal={Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest},
  • P. Jackson
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest
The flight control system is a key element that allows the missile to meet its system performance requirements. The objective of the flight control system is to force the missile to achieve the steering commands developed by the guidance system. The types of steering commands vary depending on the phase of flight and the type of interceptor. For example, in the boost phase the flight control system may be designed to force the missile to track a desired flight-path angle or attitude. In the… 

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