Biased Proportional Navigation with Exponentially Decaying Error for Impact Angle Control and Path Following

Erer, Korav S.
Tekin, Raziye
Özgören, Mustafa Kemal
In this paper, a bias term to enhance proportional navigation is designed through an error signal that is a function of pursuit angles with the objective of accommodating both the problem of impact angle control against a stationary target and the problem of path following using the virtual target concept. The design leads to a second order transfer function describing the linear error dynamics contained within the nonlinear environment. The performance of the proposed guidance law is demonstrated in a comparative simulation study that also involves a well-known trajectory shaping guidance law. Straightforward to implement with no need for time to go, the technique may be utilized in various planar scenarios involving missiles or unmanned aerial vehicles.
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K. S. Erer, R. Tekin, and M. K. Özgören, “Biased Proportional Navigation with Exponentially Decaying Error for Impact Angle Control and Path Following,” presented at the 24th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), Athens, GREECE, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: