Accession Number : AD0828932

Title :   TERMINAL RADIATION PROGRAM. VOLUME I. INSTRUMENTION AND OPERATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. 1 Jul 66-31 Mar 67,

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PHILADELPHIA PA MISSILE AND SPACE DIV

Personal Author(s) : Popejoy, J. R.

Report Date : 31 MAR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : The Semiannual Report, Terminal Radiation Program (TRAP) covers Air Force Contract AF 04(694)-670 during the period 1 July 1966 to 31 March 1967. Volume I discusses program management, characteristics of optical instruments used abroad the Air Force TRAP I JKC-135A aircraft, and a general assessment of instrument performance. In addition the operation of new equipment, i.e., the instrument pointing subsystem and new instruments is also discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRONIC AIRCRAFT, INSTRUMENTATION), SPECTROGRAPHIC CAMERAS, GUIDED MISSILE TRACKING SYSTEMS, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, OPTICAL TRACKING, GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, THERMAL RADIATION, DESCENT TRAJECTORIES, PHOTOGRAPHY, GUIDED MISSILE TRAJECTORIES, CALIBRATION, AUTOMATIC, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, STABILIZED PLATFORMS, WAKE, RADIO RECEIVERS, REENTRY VEHICLES, ABLATION, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA, INFRARED SPECTRA, CAMERAS, BALLISTIC CAMERAS, DATA PROCESSING, HYPERSONIC TEST VEHICLES.

Subject Categories : Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
      Research and Experimental Aircraft
      Guided Missiles
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE