Preliminary Design and Control Strategy Analysis of the Affordable Guided Airdrop System
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This paper addresses the development of an autonomous guidance, navigation and control system for a Oat solid circular parachute. This effort is a part of the Affordable Guided Airdrop System (AGAS) that integrates a low-cost guidance and control system into fielded cargo air delivery systems. The paper describes the AGAS concept, its architecture and components. The synthesis of the optimal control strategy based on Pontryagin's principle of optimality is also presented. The paper is intended to be a summary of the current state of AGAS development. The paper ends with the summary of the future plans in this area.
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