Real-Time Heuristics and Metaheuristics for Static and Dynamic Weapon Target Assignments

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  • TBMG-34872
Published 2019-08-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Projectile weapons have been a consistent threat of hostilities throughout history. Military advantage has always been aided by the capacity to inflict damage from a distance. In the 20th century, missile technology advanced to the point that an adversary had the potential to attack a protected asset from great distances. To neutralize this stand-off threat, the concept of air defense evolved. However, as the ability to reduce a missile threat increased, so, too, did the quantity and quality of missiles available, and research into the effective allocation of air defense resources emerged.