Accession Number : ADA119260

Title :   Miniaturized Gyrocompass.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Oct 75-Jul 81,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Britton,Harold G , Jr

PDF Url : ADA119260

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : This report summarizes the exploratory development efforts that were directed toward using gyro technology to define true north to an accuracy of 2 milliradians within 2 minutes of time. Several different approaches were explored. The report concludes that a device could be fabricated that would meet stated accuracy and response times. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Gyro compasses, Miniature electronic equipment, Lightweight, Army equipment, Artillery, Observers, North(Direction), Azimuth, Determination, Feasibility studies, Prototypes

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE