John Hopkins’ Journal Admits Functional Model Is Flat Earth

Modern Homing Missile Guidance Theory and Techniques by Neil F. Palumbo, Ross A. Blauwkamp, and Justin M. Lloyd,

“For simplicity, we assume a flat-Earth model with an inertial coordinate system that is fixed to the surface of the Earth.”

JOHNS HOPKINS APL TECHNICAL DIGEST, VOLUME 29, NUMBER 1 (2010) pg. 46

http://www.jhuapl.edu/techdigest/td/td2901/palumbo_homing.pdf

JOHNS HOPKINS APL TECHNICAL DIGEST Admits Missiles Are Designed to Operate in Flat Earth Model.

Force, Level Effectiveness Modeling for the Tomahawk Land Attack Cruise Missile by Steven M. Biemer

” Tomahawk trajectories are typically represented as a set of straight and level flight profiles, each at different altitudes, over flat terrain. ” (pg. 60)

http://techdigest.jhuapl.edu/views/pdfs/V16_N1_1995/V16_N1_1995_Biemer.pdf

JOHNS HOPKINS APL TECHNICAL DIGEST, VOLUME 16, NUMBER 1 (1995)