Accession Number : ADD015945

Title :   Stand Alone Multiple Unit Tracking System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 26 Jul 91, patented 7 Sep 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Stanifer, Samuel D ; Woodard, Marcus W

Report Date : 07 Sep 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : A stand alone multiple unit tracking system which utilizes a packet radio link to periodically transmit information identifying the geographic position of ships, aircraft and other land mobile vehicles. The stand alone multiple unit tracking system comprises a base station, relay stations and a plurality of remote stations placed on board ships, aircraft or the like. The remote stations transmit latitude and longitude position information to the base station through relay stations, if required, using packet radio techniques.

Descriptors :   *RADIO LINKS, *TRACKING, *PATENTS, *RADIO TRANSMISSION, *POSITION FINDING, *RADIO NAVIGATION, AIRCRAFT, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, MOBILE, PACKETS, RADIO EQUIPMENT, RELAYS, SHIPS, VEHICLES, TRANSMITTER RECEIVERS, VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, LORAN, RADAR, RADIO TRANSMITTERS

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE