Accession Number : ADD002940

Title :   Gyroscopic Rate Switch.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Boothroyd,Howard W

Report Date : 20 Jan 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The invention relates to an improved pneumatically operated gyroscopic rate switch whose input axis is axially aligned with the longitudinal axis of a missile. A gimbaled rotor is operatively positioned in one of two compartments of a pressurized housing.

Descriptors :   *Guided missiles, *Gyroscopes, *Switches, *Patents, Housings(Enclosures), Pressurization, Gimbals, Bypass valves

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE