Waypoints Following Guidance for Surface-to-Surface Missiles

  • Hao Zhou
  • Elsayed M. Khalil
  • Tawfiqur Rahman
  • Wanchun Chen
Original Paper


The paper proposes waypoints following guidance law. In this method an optimal trajectory is first generated which is then represented through a set of waypoints that are distributed from the starting point up to the final target point using a polynomial. The guidance system then works by issuing guidance command needed to move from one waypoint to the next one. Here the method is applied for a surface-to-surface missile. The results show that the method is feasible for on-board application.


Missile guidance Inverse dynamic guidance Surface-to-surface missile Waypoints following guidance 


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© The Korean Society for Aeronautical & Space Sciences and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Zhou
    • 1
  • Elsayed M. Khalil
    • 1
  • Tawfiqur Rahman
    • 2
  • Wanchun Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of AstronauticsBeihang University (BUAA)BeijingChina
  2. 2.Directorate of EngineeringBangladesh Air ForceDhakaBangladesh

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