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Thermal Imaging Sensors for Submarine Periscopes
Author(s): Herbert M. Runciman
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Paper Abstract

The evolution in the UK of thermal imaging systems for use in submarines is outlined. A system is described in which a high-performance thermal imager is configured in such a way as to fit within a tubular structure while providing dual-field operation with an elevation facility, giving compatibility with a range of periscope designs. The aspects peculiar to submarine applications are discussed for each part of the system, and a technique for providing rapid surveillance using thermal imaging is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0685, Infrared Technology XII, (10 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936506
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Herbert M. Runciman, Barr & Stroud Ltd (Scotland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0685:
Infrared Technology XII
Richard A. Mollicone; Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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