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Infrared Seeker Calibration Machanism

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LaTanya, Trevor, Eric, Aaron & Stacy of the Raytheon Seekers Team

 

  Simulation of a free flying vehicle used for delivering an explosive warhead onto an armored target  
 
The NAU senior design team would like to thank Brian Scott and the Raytheon electronic systems department for their support of our project. We would also like to thank Dr. Hartman, Dr. Penado and the other NAU faculty that provided assistance.
 
 

Project HIGHLIGHTS project SCHEDULE
- Part of Future Combat System (FCS) for U.S. Military developed by Raytheon
- Device will be part of a tank launched IR/Laser guided ballistic warhead
- Survive a 10-kG launch acceleration, 3-G lateral acceleration
- Must be packaged in a 0.2" tall by 2.9" diameter cylinder
- Must perform Non-Uniformity Compensation on a infrared detector
- Must have a 10 year storage life
03 - DEC - 02 Project Proposal To Raytheon
30 - Jan - 03 Final Design Selection
01 - Mar - 03 prototype fabrication Begins
15 - mar - 03 Design Review Presentation
28 - mar - 03 finalize Mechanism design
15 - APR - 03 rail gun test in New jersey
22 - apr - 03 design presentation
25 - Apr - 03 Capstone Conference Presentation
07 - may - 03 graduation
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