Accession Number : ADD010547

Title :   Observation System for Military Vehicles.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gilvydis,Jaunutis B

Report Date : 11 Jul 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Dislcosed is an observation system for military land vehicles, comprising three television cameras and associated receivers. A first camera is located on a forward area of the vehicle for enabling the driver to view the area in the vehicle path. A second television camera is located in a protected area beneath the main gun; the gunner can use the second camera to train the gun on enemy targets. A third television camera is located at an elevated point on one of the trunnion walls for the main gun; the commander uses the third camera to search out new targets and enemy forces. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Military vehicles, *Surveillance, *Television cameras, Observation, Ground vehicles, Armored vehicles, Visual surveillance, Target acquisition, Terrain following, Systems engineering, Gun crews

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Combat Vehicles
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE