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Infrared Techniques Applied to the Detection and Interception of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

Published 1955

by William W. Kellogg, Sidney Passman

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A study of the defensive application of infrared-optical techniques for detecting an intercontinental ballistic missile during its take-off, mid-course flight, and re-entry. Various factors involved in determining how such a detector system works are discussed. In addition, some estimated detection ranges, based on current capabilities in infrared detection systems and photoconductor cells, are presented.

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