Accession Number : ADD001491
Title : Automatic Night Search and Rescue System.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Hughes,Richard Swart
Report Date : 01 Oct 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : This invention involves an automatic means for locating (search and rescue), and enabling surveillance of, articles, and the identification of reference points, particularly on water and at night, in which a laser is used to illuminate available florescent chemicals such as those used for current daylight search and rescue missions, and a detection system employing a florescence detector such as a low light level television camera and a threshold device for providing an alarm when the chemical is detected.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Search and rescue, *Markers, Lasers, Illuminants, Night vision devices, Detectors
Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE