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