Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


IV.S.07. Laser Protection for Ground Vehicle Vision Systems. By mid-FY99, demonstrate retrofittable wide angle optical viewing system design which can incorporate limiting or dispersive materials. These new optical systems could replace the current vision blocks and periscopes found in ground vehicles allowing the soldier to view the battlefield while protected from eye damaging laser energy including frequency agile laser weapons.

Supports: Abrams, Bradley, M113 Upgrades, Crusader, FSCS, FCS.

STO Manager: TSO: TRADOC POC:
Templeton/Pease John Appel Al Winkenhofer
TARDEC SARD-TT Armor Center, DFD
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