GB9508026D0 - Distance measuring apparatus - Google Patents

Distance measuring apparatus

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GB9508026D0
GB9508026D0 GBGB9508026.3A GB9508026A GB9508026D0 GB 9508026 D0 GB9508026 D0 GB 9508026D0 GB 9508026 A GB9508026 A GB 9508026A GB 9508026 D0 GB9508026 D0 GB 9508026D0
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measuring apparatus
distance measuring
distance
apparatus
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BAE Systems PLC
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01CMEASURING DISTANCES, LEVELS OR BEARINGS; SURVEYING; NAVIGATION; GYROSCOPIC INSTRUMENTS; PHOTOGRAMMETRY OR VIDEOGRAMMETRY
    • G01C3/00Measuring distances in line of sight; Optical rangefinders
    • G01C3/22Measuring distances in line of sight; Optical rangefinders using a parallactic triangle with variable angles and a base of fixed length at, near, or formed by the object
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
    • G01S11/00Systems for determining distance or velocity not using reflection or reradiation
    • G01S11/12Systems for determining distance or velocity not using reflection or reradiation using electromagnetic waves other than radio waves
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B7/00Mountings, adjusting means, or light-tight connections, for optical elements
    • G02B7/28Systems for automatic generation of focusing signals
    • G02B7/30Systems for automatic generation of focusing signals using parallactic triangle with a base line
    • G02B7/32Systems for automatic generation of focusing signals using parallactic triangle with a base line using active means, e.g. light emitter
GB9508026A 1995-04-21 1995-04-21 Altitude measuring methods Expired - Fee Related GB2300082B (en)

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GB2300082A GB2300082A (en) 1996-10-23
GB2300082B GB2300082B (en) 1999-09-22

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