Accession Number : AD0865709

Title :   Lightweight Helicopter-Mounted Searchlight System (ENSURE-260).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 22 Jun-20 Aug 69,

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

Personal Author(s) : Hickerson, Charles M.

Report Date : 21 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : Two different lightweight helicopter-mounted searchlights were evaluated by the ACTIV from 22 June to 20 August 1969. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the overall suitability of these lights for night search and target acquisition missions in the Republic of Vietnam. Five aviation units used both the lights in a variety of missions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HELICOPTERS, AIRCRAFT SEARCHLIGHTS), (*AIRCRAFT SEARCHLIGHTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), NIGHT WARFARE, ARMY OPERATIONS, COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, TARGET ACQUISITION, INFRARED DETECTORS, INFRARED FILTERS, VIETNAM, ACCEPTABILITY.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE