Accession Number : ADD013103

Title :   Convert Recovery or Signalling System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 4 Dec 78, patented 20 May 80,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Pierce,Russell W ; Teppo,Edward A ; Leet,Henry P

Report Date : 20 May 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A signalling system for downed aircrew recovery, The system uses an infrared laser beam aimed at a search aircraft which has a detector and a position indicator to locate the transmitter so that the downed crew may be rescued. (Patent).

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *INFRARED LASERS, *SIGNALS, *SEARCH AND RESCUE, *LASER BEAMS, DOWNED AIRCRAFT, FLIGHT CREWS, RECOVERY, AIRCRAFT, SEARCHING, CREWS, INDICATORS, POSITION(LOCATION)

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival
      Infrared Detection and Detectors
      Target Direction, Range and Position Finding
      Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE