Science and Technology for Precision Engagement – Part I

This issue of the Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest is the first of two issues devoted to science and technologies that are being pursued by APL's Precision Engagement Business Area. From developing models and simulations to better understand the environmental effects on aerodynamic stability of small unmanned aircraft in complex environments, to conducting field demonstrations of autonomous operation of unmanned systems, the Business Area has devoted considerable resources to improving operational performance in the realms of command, control, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C2ISR) and engagement.


Tomorrow's Warfighter Capability: Guest Editor's Introduction
Timothy J. Collins

Exploring Cognitive Aspects of Command and Control
Jennifer J. Ockerman, William B. Fitzpatrick, Nathan T. Koterba, Nathan D. Bos, Max J. Thomas, Stephen S. Carr, and L. James Happel

Application of Game Theory to Sensor Resource Management

Sang "Peter" Chin

Environment–Vehicle Interaction Modeling for Unmanned Aerial System Operations in Complex Airflow Environments

Brian E. McGrath, Bohdan Z. Cybyk, and Timothy M. Frey

Fundamentals of Small Unmanned Aircraft Flight
Jeffrey D. Barton

Enabling Technologies for Small Unmanned Aerial System Engagement of Moving Urban Targets

Brian K. Funk, Robert J. Bamberger, Jeffrey D. Barton, Alison K. Carr, Jonathan C. Castelli, Austin B. Cox, David G. Drewry Jr., Sarah H. Popkin, and Adam S. Watkins

Organic Persistent Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
David H. Scheidt

Unmanned Vehicle Mission-Level Autonomy Applications to the Littoral Combat Ship
David M. Kiick



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