Accession Number : ADD006530
Title : Gradient Index of Refraction Windows for Missile Seekers.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Hartman ,Richard L ; Guenther,Bob D
Report Date : 02 Jan 1979
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : This report describes a missile having a sensor in the nose thereof. The nose is in the shape of a transparent ogive window which has an index of refraction that assumes different values at different positions on the window whereas the window appears to the sensor as if it were a hemispherical window.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Guided missile windows, *Optical detectors, Ogives, Refractive index, Hemispheres, Corrections, Homing devices, Laser target designators
Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE