Tactical and Strategic Missile Guidance (3 days)
This three-day course will help you understand and appreciate the unique challenges of both tactical and strategic missile guidance. So everyone can clearly understand the principles of missile guidance, concepts are derived mathematically, explained from a heuristic perspective, and illustrated with numerical examples and computer animations. Course mathematics and examples are nonintimidating. Computer source code is included so interested participants and duplicate the examples presented and explore issues beyond the scope of the course.
Paul Zarchan has more than 40 years of experience designing, analyzing, and evaluating missile guidance systems. He has worked as Principal Engineer for Raytheon Missile Systems Division, has served as Senior Research Engineer with the Israel Ministry of Defense and was a Principal Member of the Technical Staff for C.S. Draper Laboratory. Mr. Zarchan is currently a Member of the Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and is working on problems related to missile defense. He is the author of Tactical and Strategic Missile Guidance, Fifth Edition and the co-author of Fundamentals of Kalman Filtering: A Practical Approach, Third Edition.
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