IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine

Volume 5 Issue 10 • Oct. 1990

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  • SCR-584 radar and the Mark 56 naval gun fire control system

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):3 - 15
    Cited by:  Papers (4)
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    The pioneering World War II effort of marrying precision radar to antiaircraft fire-control computers is described. The people and organizations involved are discussed, and the new areas of application opened by the research are addressed. The technical problems that had to be solved are examined.<> View full abstract»

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  • An introduction to Loran

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):16 - 33
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    The history of the Loran hyperbolic navigation program as an example of the efficient mass production of research and development under the National Defense Research Committee is described. The fundamental concepts of hyperbolic navigation are addressed, and some details regarding the kinds of equipment employed for transmission, reception, and interpretation of pulse signals for this service are ... View full abstract»

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  • J.A. Pierce: pioneer award winner, 1961

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):34 - 36
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  • Luis Alvarez: Pioneer Award winner, 1963

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):42 - 44
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    The career of Luis Walter Alvarez is sketched, focusing on one of three important radar developments for which he was responsible, namely, the ground-controlled approach. The process of implementing the concept is described.<> View full abstract»

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  • The story of the MIT Radiation Laboratory

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):46 - 51
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    The author relates how the MIT Radiation Laboratory came into existence, how it was run, and the research it did during World War II.<> View full abstract»

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