Accession Number : ADD000602

Title :   Hand-Held Control Means.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Phillips,Carroll D

Report Date : 18 Feb 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates in general to missile control means and, more particularly, to a portable control means which permits remote control of the missile loading and maintenance operations. A hand-held device for controlling the operation of powered equipment by the natural movements of an operator's thumb is provided. The device has a lower portion which is gripped by the fingers of one hand and an upper, control portion having selected control members which are within ready reach of the thumb of the hand holding the device.

Descriptors :   *Remote control, *Patents, Portable equipment, Power equipment, Hand held, Control, Guided missile launchers

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE