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Accession Number ADA565183
Title Shooter Localization using Soldier-Worn Gunfire Detection Systems.
Publication Date Jul 2011
Media Count 9p
Personal Author J. George L. M. Kaplan
Abstract This paper considers the problem of shooter localization using a network of soldier-worn gunfire detection systems. Proposed scheme utilizes the benefits of sensor network layout of all the sensors within a small combat unit to help refine localization accuracy. If the soldier is within the field of view of the shockwave, then using the acoustic phenomena analysis of small-arms fire, the gunfire detection system can localize the source of the incoming fire and the bullet's trajectory with respect to the sensor location. These individual solutions, usually in the form of a bearing and range relative to the soldier, are then relayed to the central node. At the central node level, the individual solutions are fused along with the GPS locations on the soldiers to yield a highly accurate geo-rectified solution.
Keywords Accuracy
Army personnel
Benefits
Detectors
Fires
Gauss-newton method
Gunfire
Gunfire detection system
Maximum likelihood estimation
Networks
Position(Location)
Shock waves
Shooter localization
Small arms ammunition
Solutions(General)
Sound analyzers
Sources
Symposia
Trajectories
Warfare


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 63F - Optical Detection
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Army Research Lab., Adelphi, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Conference paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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