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Strategic Systems Department: 40th Anniversary Issue
Volume 19, Number 4 (October–December 1998)

his issue of the Technical Digest marks the 40th anniversary of the APL Strategic SystemsDepartment (SSD). The articles in the issue provide a sampling of thebreadth and depth of our current activities and a lookback at what we have achieved over the past 40 years.

Editorial

K. Moorjani

A Dedication: From Polaris to Trident .... Strategic Leadership

Introductory Remarks

D. L. Eddins and P. S. Sugg

Letter to Dr. Gary L. Smith

RADM J. F. Shipway

Strategic Systems and Beyond: Guest Editor's Introduction

J. M. Watson

PROGRAMS

The Origin of the APL Strategic Systems Department

J. M. Watson

PROGRAMS

Test and Evaluation of Land-Mobile Missile Systems

W. R. Mentzer, Jr.

PROGRAMS

The SATRACK System: Development and Applications

T. Thompson, L. J. Levy, and E. E. Westerfield

TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

Global Positioning System Translators for Precision Test and Evaluation

T. Thompson and E. E. Westerfield

TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

Technologies for Sonar Processing

H. M. South, D. C. Cronin, S. L. Gordon, and T. P. Magnani

TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

Development of a Personal Computer Simulation-Based Multimedia Ship Control Training Program

P. E. Biegel, S. P. Brown, T. C. Mason, and D. D. Poland

TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

An Overview of the Simultaneous Perturbation Method for Efficient Optimization

J. C. Spall

TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

Multiple Image Coordinate Extraction (MICE) Technique for Rapid Targeting of Precision Guided Munitions

T. B. Criss, M. M. South, and L. J. Levy

SYSTEM DEMONSTRATIONS

Demonstration of Submarine Control of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

V. Vigliotti

SYSTEM DEMONSTRATIONS

Demonstration of a Precision Missile Intercept Measurement Technique

T. Thompson

MISCELLANEA

Publications, Presentations, and Colloquia

MISCELLANEA

Author and Subject Indexes (1998)