Accession Number : ADD004572

Title :   Single Plane Corner Reflector Guidance System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Conard,Robert G ; Pell,Kynric M

Report Date : 18 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent is on a laser attitude detection and guidance system which uses a number of ground base laser transmitter/detector stations and at least two retroreflecting arrays on the missile to track and determine attitude correction signals to be sent for correcting the attitude of the missile relative to a predetermined trajectory.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Laser guidance, *Attitude control systems, *Command guidance, Corner reflectors, Optical retroreflection, Guided missile computers, Guided missile tracking systems, Continuous wave lasers, Lightweight

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE