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Number: 244/3.18
Name: Aeronautics > Missile stabilization or trajectory control > Automatic guidance > Optical (includes infrared) > Celestial navigation
Description: Subject matter in which the light rays emanate from a celestial body (e.g., star, sun).










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8532328 Methods and apparatus for planetary navigation Sep. 10, 2013
8478456 Variable bandwidth control actuation methods and apparatus Jul. 2, 2013
8222582 Celestial navigation using stellar narrow-band emission Jul. 17, 2012
8195345 Method of generating an integrated fuzzy-based guidance law for aerodynamic missiles Jun. 5, 2012
8084724 Enhanced multiple kill vehicle (MKV) interceptor for intercepting exo and endo-atmospheric targets Dec. 27, 2011
7737878 Collision and conflict avoidance system for autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) Jun. 15, 2010
7494089 Multiple kill vehicle (MKV) interceptor and method for intercepting exo and endo-atmospheric targets Feb. 24, 2009
7494090 Multiple kill vehicle (MKV) interceptor with autonomous kill vehicles Feb. 24, 2009
7339537 Capacitive drive antenna and an air vehicle so equipped Mar. 4, 2008
7140574 Inertial position target measuring systems and methods Nov. 28, 2006
7032857 Multi-sensor guidance system for extreme force launch shock applications Apr. 25, 2006
7007888 Inertial position target measuring systems and methods Mar. 7, 2006
6925410 Selecting a target device in a device network Aug. 2, 2005
6863244 Mitigation of angular acceleration effects on optical sensor data Mar. 8, 2005
6324475 Method for identifying in a pre-established catalogue stars detected by a star sensor Nov. 27, 2001
5808292 Apparatus and method for remote sensing of an object Sep. 15, 1998
5773813 Angular position finding system for an observation instrument Jun. 30, 1998
5022608 Lightweight missile guidance system Jun. 11, 1991
4923276 Tapered optical fiber telescope, tracking system apparatus and method incorporating tapered optical fiber telescopes May. 8, 1990
4740680 Star sensor arrangement for a rotating satellite having two fields of view Apr. 26, 1988
4612488 Apparatus for controlling the directional orientation of a radiation receiver device to a light source Sep. 16, 1986
4494202 Fourth order predictive, augmented proportional navigation system terminal guidance design with missile/target decoupling Jan. 15, 1985
4306691 Stellar corrector Dec. 22, 1981
4103847 Line scan area signature detection method Aug. 1, 1978











 
 
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