Accession Number : ADD016072
Title : Laser Resistant Optical Detector Arrangement.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 12 Aug 74, patented 9 Nov 93,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Sochard, Irving I
Report Date : 09 Nov 1993
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : This patent discloses a device for protection a missile guidance system from laser attack by supplying replacement detectors if the working detector is damaged. The replacement detector can either be mounted on an indexing turret such that each detector can be alternately rotated into the focal position or they can be mounted in fixed positions and a mirror rotation to each fixed position.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *GUIDED MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *OPTICAL DETECTORS, *LASER COUNTERMEASURES, DETECTORS, GUIDANCE, LASERS, MIRRORS, REPLACEMENT, ROTATION, LASER DAMAGE, LASER WEAPONS
Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
Optical Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE