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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE