GPS Inertial Missile Guidance System

Osama Sarfaraz


The task of this work is to design the guidance system for the
missile which would guide the missile accurately to hit the target as
directed. Guidance is the main component of the missile system which
helps in hitting the target accurately. The missile can be guided by
the number of ways which includes by using laser, GPS infrared or
radio waves on its way to the target. This paper proposes a model to
guide the missile with the help of GPS and INS. This model requires a
computer or controller which should be installed in the missile to
control the missile flight according to the guidance provided by GPS
and INS. The system works by knowing the missile current position
and the position of the target. The position of the target is known by
using Google maps which is feed in the missile controller before the
missile is launched. Missile current position is known by using GPS
while the missile current orientation and heading is known by using
INS. Missile current position is compared with the target position to
calculate the desired heading towards the target, then missile
controller auto pilots the missile according to the desired heading
towards target to hit the target.

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Prof. Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su'ud, President, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Ghassan Al-Qaimari, President, Emirates College of Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof. Dr. Patrice Boursier, Universite de La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Prof. Dr. Mudassir Uddin, Professor, University of Karachi, Pakistan
Dr. Nadeem Doudpota, Associate Professor, Al-Baha University, KSA
Dr. Haithem Abdelrazaq Almefleh, Associate Professor, Yarmouk University, Yarmouk, Jordan
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