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SIGHT INTEGRATION OF AN AUTOMATIC MUZZLE REFERENCE SYSTEM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
15943
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
15943
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
PRINCETON SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, INC.
7 Deer Park Drive Suite C Monmouth Junction, NJ -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: SIGHT INTEGRATION OF AN AUTOMATIC MUZZLE REFERENCE SYSTEM
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $60,000.00
 

Abstract:

A TANK CANNON GUN BARREL BENDS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF TANK MOTION, SOLAR HEATING, AND DURING AND AFTER FIRING ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION. BY DETECTING THE RESULTANT ANGULAR MOTION OF THE MUZZLE RELATIVE TO THE TRUNNION IN REAL TIME THE FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM CAN CORRECT THESE SIGNIFICANT SOURCES OF POINTING ERROR. THE SUBJECT STUDY IS TO INVESTIGATE THE BEST MEANS FOR AUTOMATICALLY AND CONTINUOUSLY MEASURING MUZZLE ANGLE AND INTEGRATING SUCH AN AUTOMATIC MUZZLE REFERENCE SYSTEM, (AMRS), INTO THE COORDINATE SYSTEM OF THE GUNNER'S PRIMARY SIGHT BALLISTIC COMPUTER SYSTEM. THE STUDY ALSO CONSIDERS MEANS FOR AUTOMATING THE MANUAL MUZZLE BORESIGHTING CURRENTLY REQUIRED OF THE GUNNER.

Principal Investigator:

John L Lowrance
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Princeton Scientific Instrumen
7 Deer Park Dr Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

EIN/Tax ID: 222287510
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No