Accession Number:

ADA341877

Title:

A Preliminary Report on the Infrared Signatures of Ships

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-31

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Measurements of the infrared radiation in the 7.8 to 20 micron region from a number of military and commercial ships was made on three hazy days. Ranges varied from 2500 to 15,000 yards. No radiation could be detected at wavelengths of 1.73-3.33 microns, 3.3-4.2 microns or 2.3-5 microns.

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors
  • Target Direction, Range and Position Finding

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE