Xing-Yuan Xu, Yun-peng Liang, Yuan-li Cai



A Mathematic Model on Differential Game based Flight-Path Angle Control Guidance Law

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The increasing maneuverability potential of the target motivates designers to achieve highperformance guidance law. And, control of flight-path angle can increase interceptor (such as kinetic kill vehicle, KKV) lethality in the terminal engagement. The purpose of this manuscript is to achieve a differential game guidance law with a specified flight-path angle as well as zero terminal miss distance. In this manuscript, a pursuit-evasion differential game based guidance law is investigated for interceptors engaging against invasion aircraft, and the miss distance as well as the flight-path angle is treated as the performance index. Unlike previous work on this issue, the proposed guidance law suitable for intercepting high-speed maneuvering target, and, the proposed guidance law need not to know the target’s future maneuver strategy. Numerical simulations are performed to investigate the performance of the proposed law.


Differential game; flight-Path angle; guidance law; interceptor missile; mathematic model; maneuvering target.


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Xing-Yuan Xu, Yun-peng Liang, Yuan-li Cai. (2017) A Mathematic Model on Differential Game based Flight-Path Angle Control Guidance Law. International Journal of Control Systems and Robotics, 2, 203-213


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