Accession Number : ADD013160

Title :   Portable Flir Beacon.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 10 Apr 78, patented 20 Jan 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hintz,Robert T ; Nichols,Roy L

Report Date : 20 Jan 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An optical signal having construction and components and employing relatively long wavelength radiation. An aspheric lens and waveguide laser provide long range capability with lower power requirements making battery operation practical.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *BEACONS, *INFRARED LASERS, *CARBON DIOXIDE LASERS, RECEIVERS, POSITION FINDING, FORWARD LOOKING INFRARED SYSTEMS, LONG WAVELENGTHS, MANPORTABLE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE