Accession Number : ADD000629

Title :   Laser System for Weapons Fire Simulation.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Marshall,Albert H

Report Date : 24 Jun 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The patent application relates to a weapon direct fire kill simulator system in which a laser transmitter means of dual mode, narrow and broad beam projection, capability, a hit receiver-actuator means and hit indication means all fixed to a weapon to be simulated and having a trigger switch are combined with a man target means having retroreflective apparel or patches to reflect the narrow fire beam back to the hit receiver-actuator. Combined also is a 360 degree kill detector-actuator means to receive the kill beam to actuate a kill indicator alarm also made a part of the man target wearing apparel. In composite, the system provides immediate hit indication to the trainee and kill indication to the man target while also correcting for weapon characteristics.

Descriptors :   *Simulators, *Firing mechanisms(Weapon), *Lasers, Laser beams, Weapons effects, Military training, Targets, Range gating, Patents

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE