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Production Engineering And Implementation Of A Modular Military Binocular
Author(s): W. J. Trsar; R. J. Benjamin; J. F. Casper
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Paper Abstract

The U.S. Army's new M19 binocular, which incorporates an unusual modular assembly concept for simplified maintainability, is currently being produced at the rate of 2,000 per month. In this paper, the origin and development by the Army of the modular concept for this binocular are reviewed briefly and performance requirements are summarized. Following this, the manufacturing engineering approach and implementation developed and carried out by the Optics Division of Bell & Howell Company in producing the M-19 binocular are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1980
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0250, Optomechanical Systems Design, (8 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959433
Show Author Affiliations
W. J. Trsar, Bell & Howell Company (United States)
R. J. Benjamin, Bell & Howell Company (United States)
J. F. Casper, U.S.Army ARRADCOM (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0250:
Optomechanical Systems Design
Mete Bayar, Editor(s)

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