Accession Number : ADA187973

Title :   Fulda Gap Video Disc - A Tactical Decision.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Mattson, Kathleen M ; Lambert, Robin B

PDF Url : ADA187973

Report Date : 06 Mar 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : My presentation describes a video disc based system which was developed to demonstrate potential applications as a tactical decision aid. It covers the creation of the video disc containing data for the Fluda Gap area of Germany, the system for exploitation of the disc, and the potential uses of the stored data which have been demonstrated. An evaluation of results to date and future plans is included. The Fluda Gap Video Disc contains a total of 41,700 frames of separate images. The order of the image groupings is: Map Legends, Topographic Maps, Aerial Photography, Factor Overlays, Ground Photography, Three-Dimensional Terrain Scenes, Organizational Diagrams and Weapons System Diagrams and Photographs.

Descriptors :   *DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, *DECISION MAKING, *DIAGRAMS, *DISK RECORDING SYSTEMS, *VIDEO RECORDING, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, DISK RECORDING SYSTEMS, GROUND LEVEL, ORGANIZATIONS, OVERLAYS, PHOTOGRAPHY, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, TERRAIN, THREE DIMENSIONAL, TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS, WEAPON SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Recording and Playback Devices
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE