Accession Number:

ADA210675

Title:

Vision Enhancement for Fire Fighters

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Oct 1982-Oct 1986

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1989-05-30

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

The Naval Research Laboratory NRL has evaluated various imaging technologies for possible use by shipboard fire fighters. It has been shown that infrared technology may be used to see through the smoke typical of Navy fires, thus significantly increasing the fire fighters effectiveness. This report summarizes previous investigations conducted in this area as well as details of the tests and evaluations conducted by NRL.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE