Accession Number : AD0284856

Title :   PERFORMANCE THEORY OF THE GUNFIRE CONTROL SYSTEM X-1

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENTATION LAB

Personal Author(s) : GRANT,FREDERIC D. ; HOAG,DAVID G.

Report Date : JUL 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Over-all theory of the gunfire control system X-1 Basic antiaircraft mode; Optical mode; Sur face fire and bombardment modes; Secondary gun control Major components of the system Designation, search, and acquisition; Radar LS-TL comparator and tracking correction signal resolver; Tracking signal modifier; Drive systems; Lead computing system; Geometrical combinor; Range function genera tors; Future range computer; Nonstandard time-of-flight function generator; Curvature correction system; Parallax corrector; Gun order coordinate converter; Fuze time com puter; Components used in various modes

Descriptors :   *ANTIAIRCRAFT FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, *OPTICAL TRACKING, *RADAR TRACKING, FIRE CONTROL COMPUTERS, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, OPERATION, PARALLAX COMPUTERS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, RANGE FINDING, SHIPBOARD

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE