Accession Number : ADD013117

Title :   Marksmanship Training System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 18 Sep 78, patented 23 Sep 80,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mohon,Windell N ; Oharek,Frank J ; Entwistle,Robert J ; Long,David T ; McKechnie,John C

Report Date : 23 Sep 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : A marksmanship training system is disclosed a comprising a viewing screen upon which a scenic picture having a predetermined target included therein is projected by a combination motion picture projector and film. A plurality of simulated rifles shoot laser light shots of different colors, respectively, at the target located within the image of said projected motion picture scene. A like plurality of receiver channels respond to the colors of said laser shots respectively, and as a result of being properly synchronized with said projector and film, determine and indicate the number of target hits for any given number of shots. A color television camera and video tape recorder monitor training exercises, and a video tape player permits the playback thereof for additional training purposes. Optionally, a suitable sound system may be used in conjunction with the aforesaid projector and film combination, so as to provide a more realistic training environment for the marksmen while they are shooting at the aforementioned viewing screen with said simulated rifles.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *GUNNERY TRAINERS, COLOR TELEVISION, TELEVISION CAMERAS, MOTION PICTURE PROJECTORS, GUNNERY, SKILLS, RECEIVERS, SOUND, VIDEO TAPES, COLORS, LASERS, TARGETS, MOTION PICTURES, RIFLES, SIMULATION, TRAINING, MONITORING, VIDEO TAPE RECORDING, LASER BEAMS

Subject Categories : Fire Control and Bombing Systems
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE