Accession Number:

ADD007316

Title:

A Method and Apparatus for Boresighting an Aircraft.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1980-04-28

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

An apparatus and method for boresighting an aircraft while it is on board an aircraft carrier is disclosed. Strapdown gyro triads are attached to pre-selected points on the aircraft and the item to be boresighted, and an electronics package containing a digital computer transforms the resulting cosine matrices. The operator reads a display and makes the necessary manual adjustments. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE