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Air Force Applications For Optical Rotation Rate Sensors
Author(s): W. Kent Stowell; Robert W. McAdory; Robert Ziernicki
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Paper Abstract

Optical rotation sensors have reached the level of maturity that they are strongly being considered for Air Force systems. These new inertial sensors are ideal strapped down devices and show great potential for answering the requirements of future inertial systems. This paper discusses the Various applications for these sensors and some of the major factors that could prolong their entry into the Air Force inventory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1978
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0157, Laser Inertial Rotation Sensors, (15 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.965481
Show Author Affiliations
W. Kent Stowell, Air Force Avionics Laboratory (United States)
Robert W. McAdory, Air Force Armament Laboratory (United States)
Robert Ziernicki, Air Force Systems Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0157:
Laser Inertial Rotation Sensors
Shaoul Ezekiel; G. E. Knausenberger, Editor(s)

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