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