Accession Number : AD0164665
Title : System for Rapidly Positioning Gimbaled Objects.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Eckhardt,Homer D.
Report Date : 05 MAR 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to a system for rapidly positioning gimbaled objects utilizing a rotating mass stabilization technique in conjunction with a brake and motor at each gimbal trunnion. With the alternate activation and energizing of a preselected motor and brake, the gimbaled object can be rapidly positioned with a minimum of torque.
Descriptors : *Stabilized platforms, *Gimbals, *Patents, Motors, Mounts, Gyroscopes
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE