Accession Number : ADD012339

Title :   Night Vision Compatible Illumination for Vehicle Crewmember Workspace.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Task,Harry L

Report Date : 01 Apr 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This patent discloses an arrangement for conveniently changing the illumination in an aircraft cockpit or other enclosure to a spectrum compatible with night vision infrared equipment including provision for easy return to the original illumination source. Selected light emitting diode elements are employed in multiple element arrays using a tether connected package that can be excited directly from existing wiring in fixtures.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LIGHTING EQUIPMENT, *ILLUMINATION, *NIGHT VISION DEVICES, *LIGHT EMITTING DIODES, COCKPITS, GROUND VEHICLES, INFRARED EQUIPMENT, SPECTRA, ARRAYS, RETROFITTING, GOGGLES, COMPATIBILITY

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE