Accession Number:

ADD002204

Title:

Hardened Antenna Element Cover.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-07-22

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The patent describes a hardened cover to provide weather protection rain and thermal radiation to an antenna element of a radar system. The antenna element includes a pair of dipoles in normal relation. Each dipole assembly includes a solid and hollow post, a cross-over wire extends between the posts to connect to a dipole arm carried on each post. The hardened cover is comprised of polytetrafluoroethylene Teflon filled laminated fiberglass which can be classed as an ablative material.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE