Accession Number : ADD013699

Title :   Weapons Training Apparatus for Simulating Long Range Weapons.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 21 Oct 80, patented 2 Mar 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Marshall, Albert H ; Bond, Gary M ; Shaw, Bon F

Report Date : 02 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A weapons training apparatus is disclosed for simulating long range weapons so as to train a marksman in the use of the particular weapon being simulated. The weapons training apparatus comprises a laser transmitter mounted within the weapon being simulated which, when activated by the marksman, broadcast at a target a square wave beam of laser light having a predetermined frequency. A receiver, mounted upon the target, will sense only a square wave laser light beam having the predetermined frequency mentioned above, and activate a buzzer so as to indicate that the marksman has scored a hit upon the target.

Descriptors :   *GUNNERY TRAINERS, *LASER WEAPONS, *PATENTS, ACTIVATION, GUNNERY, LASER BEAMS, LASERS, LONG RANGE(DISTANCE), SKILLS, SQUARE WAVES, TRAINING DEVICES, TRANSMITTERS, WEAPONS, SIMULATORS, GUN MOUNTS, TANK TURRETS

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Guns
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE