Flashcards in MTS 204 Laser Emoloyment Deck (14):
Provides slant range target information/ranging data referred to as combat laser.
Illuminates the target area at the boresight reticle with invisible infrared radiation that is detectable by NVGs. Displayed best with LLTV
Laser target marker
Fast blink (3 flashes per second )
Slow blink (once every 2 seconds)
Associated dangers with lasers
Ignition of flammable material
LRD/LTM are automatically set to OFF and disarmed
When aircraft goes lost link
Laser that can be tracked by LST
Laser rangefinder designator
Occurs when laser spot becomes trapped. Energy is reflected inside or under that which is trapping the laser
Occurs when laser energy moves from view of weapons seeker. Usually occurs with vertical targets
Light Amplification Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Pulse repetition frequency
Known as PRF code. It is the number of pulses per second transmitted to the LRD.
What shouldn't the laser be fired at
Still water, flat glass, glazed ice. Donot fire above horizon.
LTM dimensions at 10km range
11x18 height and width
Occurs when a seeker detects scattered radiation that is caused by suspended matter in the atmosphere
Ex: smoke, haze, fog, dust