Accession Number : ADD018504

Title :   Manual Probe Acquisition System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 3 Feb 65, patented 12 Nov 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Perry, John D

Report Date : 12 Nov 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A probe acquisition and display system is disclosed featuring one simple control for acquiring, tracking, and instantaneously locking for a missile control radar. The system provides for fast initial target acquisition and re-acquisition in the presence of intentional or unintentional interference. A dual trace oscilloscope display is provided with radar tracking (range) gate and a probe is used to touch a target on the display by a radar operator.

Descriptors :   *PROBES, *RADAR TRACKING, *PATENTS, GUIDED MISSILES, DETECTORS, ACQUISITION, TARGET ACQUISITION, TRACKING, TARGETS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, MANUAL OPERATION, OSCILLOSCOPES, RADAR OPERATORS

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE