Accession Number:

ADD012257

Title:

Direct View Helmet Mounted Telescope.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-03-25

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

This patent is an improved helmet including an optical system whereby the wearer may telescopically acquire an image of a field of view, which comprises a telescope retractably mounted to the helmet by means of a two-part hinged boom, one end of which is pivotaly attached to the side of the helmet, and the other end of which supports the telescope via a rotatable and adjustable mounting whereby the telescope may be conveniently moved from a stored position beside the helmet to an operative position in front of the wearers eye, and aligned and focused in the operative position.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE