Accession Number:

AD0163964

Title:

Air-Launched Radio Apparatus.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1973-02-06

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The patent describes an air-deliverable package for radio apparatus having a self-deploying antenna system. It includes a flexible RF radiating element and laterally projecting, flexible ground plane elements which are foldable about a packed main parachute received within a tubular container which, in turn, is detachably connected to the aft end of the package and is separated therefrom by deployment of a pilot chute to enable deployment of the main parachute and the antenna system.

Subject Categories:

  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE