Accession Number : ADD010610

Title :   Alignment Transfer and Verification Scheme for a Portable Land Navigation System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : White,Harold V

Report Date : 03 Oct 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Disclosed are a method and apparatus for transferring alignment (attitude) from a land navigation system (LNS) mounted on a carrier vehicle to another structure such as a missile launcher or radar station. A pair of rods are provided on the portable element of the LNS and a pair of V-grooves are provided on the receiving structure and on its housing on the carrier vehicle so that when the portable element is removed from its housing on the carrier vehicle, it will be in accurate alignment in the housing of the launcher. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Inertial navigation, *Attitude(Inclination), Fire control radar, Alignment, Transfer, Guided missile launchers, Interfaces, Military vehicles, Portable equipment, Rods

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Land and Riverine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE