Accession Number : ADD017562

Title :   Helmet Head Tracking Mounting Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 23 Feb 93, patented 23 May 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 23 May 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 7

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 :   *MOUNTS, *HELMETS, *PATENTS, FLIGHT CREWS, MOUNTING BRACKETS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE