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APL Research and Development
Volume 28, Number 4 (2010)

This issue of the Technical Digest features an article dedicated to the history of APL’s William H. Avery Advanced Technology Development Laboratory, illustrating its many contributions to propulsion and missile development. Three succeeding articles in the issue describe current work on missile communication, navigation, and lethality assessment. The next two articles detail advances in mathematical algorithms and battery technology, and the issue concludes with a view of the potential future of human space exploration.

“Speeds Up to Orbital”: A History of the William H. Avery Advanced Technology Development Laboratory

James P. Rife and Philip L. Cantelon

Missile Communication Links

Clifton E. Cole Jr.

Inertial Navigation for Guided Missile Systems

Scott M. Bezick, Alan J. Pue, and Charles M. Patzelt

Fiber-Optic Instrumentation for Lethality Assessment

Leo R. Gauthier Jr., Harry A. C. Eaton, Christopher L. Eddins, Louis A. Mattes, Melissa E. Jansen, and Martin S. Annett

Solving Polynomial Equations Using Linear Algebra

Michael Peretzian Williams

Embeddable Batteries: Taking Shape

Rengaswamy Srinivasan, Paul J. Biermann, Jeffrey P. Maranchi, and Terry E. Phillips

Human Missions Throughout the Outer Solar System: Requirements and Implementations

Ralph L. McNutt Jr., Jerry Horsewood, and Douglas I. Fiehler

APL Celebrates 80 Years of

Game-Changing Impact

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80th anniversary