Accession Number : ADD008689

Title :   Device for Seeing through Battlefield Smokes and Aerosols.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Thomas G ; Polk,Robert G

Report Date : 02 Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This application discloses a device for seeing through battlefield smokes or aerosols that utilizes a high power pulsed laser to burn or punch a hole through the smoke or aerosol and then uses a thermal imaging device for viewing through the hole to determine objects being camouflaged by said smoke or aerosol screen.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Pulsed lasers, *Countermeasures, *Smoke, *Smoke screens, *Infrared images, Battlefields, Obscuration, Aerosols, Camouflage, Electrooptics, Inventions

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Countermeasures
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE