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
Infrared Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE