Accession Number : AD0676832

Title :   APPLICATION OF LIGHT-AMPLIFICATION SYSTEMS TO SMALL BOATS AND BEACH-DISCHARGE OPERATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1965-1968,

Corporate Author : ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Morrill,Philip

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : This report outlines procedures for ship-discharge operations on beaches under wartime conditions by the use of light-amplification equipment. Certain companion projects are incidental to this work and may have widespread applications. These include: Light amplification combined with pelorus for a new approach to navigation; Light amplification combined with sextant resulting in extension of the utility of the sextant; Moire Sea Condition Scale; Haze filter use; and Light amplification scope filter. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, LOGISTICS), (*NAVAL OPERATIONS, *NAVIGATIONAL AIDS), (*IMAGE INTENSIFIERS(ELECTRONICS), AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS), LOW LIGHT LEVELS, FIBER OPTICS, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, PASSIVE SYSTEMS, IMAGE ORTHICONS, TARGET POSITION INDICATORS, SEXTANTS, SURFACE TARGETS, REFLECTIVITY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
      Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE