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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2024, 7(1); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2024.070115.

Pure azimuth and passive positioning of the UAV in formation flight


Liang Lu1, Xinping Luo1, Kaiqi Tian2

Corresponding Author:
Liang Lu

1School of Electromechanical Engineering, Shenyang Aerospace University, Shenyang, 110136, China

2School of Artificial Intelligence, Shenyang Aerospace University, Shenyang, 110136, China


In order to ensure that when the UAV cluster carries out the formation flight, keep the electromagnetic silence as much as possible to reduce the emission of electromagnetic wave signal, the position of the UAV can be adjusted by the method of pure azimuth and passive positioning. In this paper, by analyzing the different formation conditions of UAV, the pure azimuth passive positioning method in unmanned formation flight is given. Trionometric function and cosine theorem are used to determine the position of each UAV, and the corresponding position adjustment strategy. This paper studies how to use the method of target decomposition and greedy strategy to use the limited information.


Cross positioning; Greed strategy; Target decomposition; Adjustment strategy

Cite This Paper

Liang Lu, Xinping Luo, Kaiqi Tian. Pure azimuth and passive positioning of the UAV in formation flight. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 1: 95-103. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2024.070115.


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