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Missile Trajectory Simulation

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Simulator Features

SimBuilder provides advanced missile trajectory and IADS simulations that can produce useful results in real-time or resource-constrained computing environments. Our GUI allows missile simulation for both unclassified versions of known weapons as well as the ability to create a new missile for experimentation or further development. Users can control a variety of missile and sensor parameters to develop simulations that can match the requirements for performance or training needs. As a result, aerospace engineering teams can conduct a careful analysis of a missile model or prototype, as well as train in the use of existing weapons without risk to personnel or equipment.

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Build Your Own Simulation

  • SimBuilder can provide unclassified simulations based on commercially available weapon system information that can meet most training needs
  • For greater fidelity the SimBuilder suite of software is designed to work with a Graphical User Interface that allows for modification of all weapon parameters
  • Using the GUI, weapon simulation performance can be enhanced by the Customer to match the customer’s own data
  • The GUI allows the customer to create new weapons for experimentation or to add to their existing baseline
  • SimBuilder IADS optional add-on allows the customer to modify or create new IADS entities to add to an IADS network.
  • Sensor-specific data can be entered and tested in an IADS network to determine detection ranges based on orientation and radar cross-section.
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Real Modeling of Weapon Performance

  • SimBuilder uses FAAC’s core simulation engine to produce weapon flyouts in real-time
  • FAAC’s core simulation engine is a 5-Degree of Freedom approach that is optimal for environments requiring multiple real-time simulations (typically 100+ simultaneous simulation flyouts at a training facility)
  • SimBuilder uses the same core simulation engine concepts and designs that are used to develop high-fidelity validated simulations used on US training devices
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Enhanced Testing and Analysis: FAAC’s Air Combat Environment for Testing and Training (FACETT)

  • Fully integrates the SimBuilder libraries into a 3-D battlespace
  • Complete 6-DOF aircraft flight model can be joystick controlled and can launch weapons
  • Can replay recorded mission TSPI data to review weapon launches and analyze outcomes
  • Can re-run SimBuilder GUI test cases for a better visual understanding of trajectory behavior
  • Engagements can be recorded and replayed
  • Multiple instances of FACETT can be networked together in real-time
  • Full integration of SimBuilder IADS into the FACETT environment allows messages and detections reported to FACETT from SimBuilder IADS.
  • Customers can evaluate ingress/egress tactics against an IADS network and evaluate Electronic Countermeasure effectiveness against and IADS network.
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SimBuilder Components

  • Graphical User Interface – Modify and Test Weapon Simulations
  • Modular Air Combat Environment – Test and Replay Scenarios in 3-D environment
  • SimBuilder Binary Data file – Contains all weapon parameters, exported by the GUI to be loaded into the real-time library
  • SimBuilder Real-Time Library – Integrated into the host application, loads the data file and executes all simulations
  • SimBuilder IADS Real-Time Library – Integrated into the the host application, loads the IADS data file and executes the IADS simulations
  • SimBuilder IADS Binary Data file – Contains all sensor and IADS data parameters, exported by the GUI to be loaded into the real-time library.
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FAAC’s SimBuilder software suite provides data-driven weapon system and countermeasure simulations for Live-Virtual-Constructive training environments: Live Air Combat Training Systems, Virtual Flight Simulators and Synthetic Battlespace. SimBuilder provides generic simulation modules for weapon subsystems included in air-to-air, surface-to-air, surface-to-surface and air-to-surface guided weapons.