Accession Number : ADA042502


Title :   Rangefinder, Laser AN/GVS-5( )


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 74-Jul 76


Corporate Author : RCA AUTOMATED SYSTEMS DIV BURLINGTON MA


Personal Author(s) : Woodward, J ; Waldstein, S


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a042502.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1977


Pagination or Media Count : 367


Abstract : This AN/GVS-5 (V) Final Technical Report documents the two years of effort expended by RCA Corporation for the United States Army Electronics Command. This report describes effort which occurred subsequent to submission of the Design Plan which detailed the analytical effort, breadboarding and planned tests. This report makes frequent references to the Design Plan and described the differences in the final product. Pertinent excerpts from the Design Plan, which are referenced in this report, are included in Appendix A of this report. The principal items discussed are the: (1) Hand Held Laser Rangefinder, (2) Special Test Equipment, and (3) Azimuth - Elevation Head and Tripod. The performance characteristics or typical parameters are shown to meet the requirements of the development specification. Detailed definition of the hardware is fully documented in drawing sets. The results of perfomrnace and environmental tests are presented in detail, and finally, changes are recommended for future consideration. (Author)


Descriptors :   *PULSED LASERS , *RANGE FINDING , *NEODYMIUM LASERS , YAG LASERS , GATES(CIRCUITS) , DISPLAY SYSTEMS , INFRARED LASERS , STORAGE BATTERIES , HAND HELD , TELESCOPES , LIGHT EMITTING DIODES , TRIPODS , TRIGGER CIRCUITS


Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Infrared Detection and Detectors


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE