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
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE