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
      Optical Countermeasures

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE