Accession Number:

ADD012339

Title:

Night Vision Compatible Illumination for Vehicle Crewmember Workspace.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This patent discloses an arrangement for conveniently changing the illumination in an aircraft cockpit or other enclosure to a spectrum compatible with night vision infrared equipment including provision for easy return to the original illumination source. Selected light emitting diode elements are employed in multiple element arrays using a tether connected package that can be excited directly from existing wiring in fixtures.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE