Accession Number:

ADA143305

Title:

Passive Line-of-Sight Stabilization for an Infrared Sensor.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 82-Aug 83,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-06-28

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The use of passive gyroscopic stabilization in the vibrational environment of a P-3 aircraft is described theoretically. The conclusion is reached that even a fairly heavy instrument 30 kg can have its line of sight stabilized to a precision of 100 microradions or better. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE