Accession Number : ADD000029

Title :   Guidance System for Straight Running Vehicles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Licata,William H

Report Date : 25 Sep 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a guidance system for heading control of a straight running vehicle, such as a torpedo, using a rate gyro with integrator and logic circuitry which measures the rate of angular deviation from course and which returns the vehicle to the previous intended track.

Descriptors :   *Torpedoes, *Guidance, *Patents, Gyroscopes, Integrators, Logic circuits, Control systems

Subject Categories : Torpedoes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE