Accession Number : ADD016048

Title :   Helmet Head Tracking Mounting Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent application, filed 23 Feb 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Horvat, Christine ; Bradley, Gary F ; Rhodes, Carroll L

Report Date : 23 Feb 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A unified, low-profile, lightweight and strong component mounting system for an aircrew member's helmet is disclosed. The system includes a substantially rectangular mounting bracket that carries necessary power, communications, and optical inputs to the components, mounting hardware and specially designed interface pieces for each component. The system is designed to securely and easily snap-lock onto the helmet and is positioned to stay balanced while attached to eliminate crewmember discomfort.

Descriptors :   *HELMETS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, FLIGHT CREWS, INPUT, INTERFACES, LIGHTWEIGHT, MOUNTING BRACKETS, POWER, PROFILES

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE