Accession Number : AD0862098

Title :   Spectrolab FX-150, 9 to 20 KW, Helicopter Mounted Searchlight.

Descriptive Note : Final letter rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Personal Author(s) : Hickerson, Charles M.

Report Date : 26 OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The FX-150 Helicopter-Mounted Searchlight was brought to Vietnam for evaluation. One searchlight was evaluated by two different aviation units during the period 12 June to 23 July 1969. It was employed in a variety of missions that included battlefield illumination for defensive perimeters, armed helicopter and fighter attacks, and visual reconnaissance along roads, rivers, and canals. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIRCRAFT SEARCHLIGHTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), HELICOPTERS, COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, NIGHT VISION, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, MAINTAINABILITY, WEIGHT, INTENSITY.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE