Accession Number : ADD012257
Title : Direct View Helmet Mounted Telescope.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Connon,Thomas R
Report Date : 25 Mar 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : This patent is an improved helmet including an optical system whereby the wearer may telescopically acquire an image of a field of view, which comprises a telescope retractably mounted to the helmet by means of a two-part hinged boom, one end of which is pivotaly attached to the side of the helmet, and the other end of which supports the telescope via a rotatable and adjustable mounting whereby the telescope may be conveniently moved from a stored position beside the helmet to an operative position in front of the wearer's eye, and aligned and focused in the operative position.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *HELMETS, *TELESCOPES, *HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAYS, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT
Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE