Accession Number : ADD000702

Title :   Direct Fire Weapon Simulator System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mohon,Windell N

Report Date : 22 Jul 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The patent application relates to the broad field of educational devices and in particular to training devices and simulation systems using lasers in place of live ammunition. A heavy direct fire weapon such as a howitzer normally fired from a lanyard cord and having a projectile barrel with detachable muzzle brake having spaced inwardly directed flanges, is provided with a laser fire type simulation system in which a laser and power pack are fitted in a mounting means comprising a cylinder on which is positioned adjustably spaced flanges. The flanges are formed with annular oppositely facing inclined centering surfaces to engage the spaced muzzle brake internal flanges to center and hold the laser and power pack in aligned position with the weapon projectile barrel.

Descriptors :   *Howitzers, *Gunnery trainers, *Lasers, Training devices, Gunfire, Simulators, Patents

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE