Accession Number : ADD011355

Title :   Helmet Mounted Telescope.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Task,H L ; Bates,C , Jr

Report Date : 15 Nov 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An improved helmet is provided including means to telescopically acquire an image of a field of view, which comprises, a telescopic optical system including an objective lens mounted to said helmet above the line of sight of the wearer, a light-conducting fiber optics bundle mounted to said helmet for receiving the image from the objective lens, and collimating lens for receiving the image from the fiber optics bundle and projecting the image onto a helmet-mounted visor in the line of sight of the wearer. A shutter, remotely controllable by the wearer, may be disposed intermediate the objective lens and display to selectively block transmission of the image. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Helmets, *Helmet mounted displays, *Telescope lenses, Line of sight, Optical images, Field conditions, Fiber optics, Image projectors, Receivers, Remote systems, Control systems

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE