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
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE