Accession Number : AD0816655

Title :   DESCRIPTION OF GYROSCOPE TEST LABORATORY TESTS AND EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOLLOMAN AFB NM

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : The Air Force Missile Development Center Gyroscope Test Laboratory is a facility used for test and evaluation of inertial quality rate-integrating gyroscopes and inertial guidance systems. A brief description of some of the standard tests performed and the major equipment used is presented. Repeatable test conditions can be provided so that performance characteristics of different gyroscopes can be realistically evaluated. Special tests to suit a particular application can be provided. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES, TEST METHODS, INERTIAL NAVIGATION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), TORQUE, DRIFT, EARTH(PLANET), ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE