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Flashcards in MTS 204 Laser Emoloyment Deck (14):
1

Provides slant range target information/ranging data referred to as combat laser.

LRD

Laser rangefinder/designator

2

Illuminates the target area at the boresight reticle with invisible infrared radiation that is detectable by NVGs. Displayed best with LLTV

LTM

Laser target marker

3

LTM modes

Continuous

Fast blink (3 flashes per second )

Slow blink (once every 2 seconds)

4

Associated dangers with lasers

Eye injury

Skin burns

Ignition of flammable material

5

LRD/LTM are automatically set to OFF and disarmed

When aircraft goes lost link

6

Laser that can be tracked by LST

LRD

Laser rangefinder designator

7

Occurs when laser spot becomes trapped. Energy is reflected inside or under that which is trapping the laser

Laser entrapment

8

Occurs when laser energy moves from view of weapons seeker. Usually occurs with vertical targets

Podium effect

9

Light Amplification Stimulated Emission of Radiation

LASER

9

Pulse repetition frequency

Known as PRF code. It is the number of pulses per second transmitted to the LRD.

9

What shouldn't the laser be fired at

Still water, flat glass, glazed ice. Donot fire above horizon.

10

LTM dimensions at 10km range

11x18 height and width

11

Occurs when a seeker detects scattered radiation that is caused by suspended matter in the atmosphere

Ex: smoke, haze, fog, dust

Atmospheric attenuation

12

When can you see the LRD

With YAG filter