Accession Number : AD0906614
Title : Remotely Piloted Vehicle Laser Target Designation Tests.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND FORT MONMOUTH NJ
Personal Author(s) : Mills, W. J. ; Stech, G.
Report Date : NOV 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 56
Abstract : The purpose of this program was to evaluate the designation of fixed and moving ground targets from a remotely controlled unmanned aerial platform. These tests employing the QH-50 drone helicopter were conducted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during the period of 3 December 1971 to 15 February 1972. This report describes this test program and discusses the results obtained. The feasibility of employing a rotary wing Remotely Piloted Vehicle for accurate target designation was demonstrated. (Author)
Descriptors : (*OPTICAL TARGET DESIGNATORS, DRONES), HELICOPTERS, LASERS, TELEVISION CAMERAS, OPTICAL TRACKING, MOTION, AUTOMATIC, NEODYMIUM.
Subject Categories : Helicopters
Lasers and Masers
Optical Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE