Accession Number : AD0477042

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHTWEIGHT LONG-RANGE SURVEY SYSTEM (LRSS).

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV WASHINGTON DC RESEARCH STAFF

Report Date : DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report traces the development of the lightweight long-range survey system (LRSS). This system supplies survey control data for mapping and artillery fire control. The ground elements of the system are: a master station, a vehicle containing shelter-housed calibration and ckeck-out equipment, positioning equipments (PE's), and base stations. The airborne element of the system is an airborne relay installed in an OV-1 Mohawk airplane. Relying on a presurveyed base line (or lines), the system can furnish the universal transverse Mercator (UTM) grid coordinates of as many as 50 positions for which data are either incomplete or unknown and make this information available quickly for mapping and fire control. Type classification is scheduled for the early part of 1967. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ARTILLERY), *FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS), (*FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, (*RADIO RELAY SYSTEMS, MAPPING, GEODESICS, AIRBORNE, POSITION FINDING, VEHICLES, WEAPON SYSTEMS, MOBILITY, RADIO TRANSMITTERS, RADIO RECEIVERS, TRANSPONDERS, LOG PERIODIC ANTENNAS, MANNED, TRANSMITTER RECEIVERS, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, PHASE SHIFT CIRCUITS, FIRE CONTROL COMPUTERS.

Subject Categories : Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE