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Number: 244/3.16
Name: Aeronautics > Missile stabilization or trajectory control > Automatic guidance > Optical (includes infrared)
Description: Subject matter in which means are provided for detecting light waves (includes visible and infrared rays) and a communication link is provided between the detecting means and the command source in the missile.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
244/3.18 Celestial navigation 24
244/3.17 Optical correlation 88

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8710411 Method and system for determining an optimal missile intercept approach direction for correct remote sensor-to-seeker handover Apr. 29, 2014
8692171 Hand launchable unmanned aerial vehicle Apr. 8, 2014
8692172 Cold shield apparatus and methods Apr. 8, 2014
8686326 Optical-flow techniques for improved terminal homing and control Apr. 1, 2014
8680450 Antennas Mar. 25, 2014
8664575 Miniature missile Mar. 4, 2014
8658955 Optical assembly including a heat shield to axially restrain an energy collection system, and method Feb. 25, 2014
8648914 Laser communication system for spatial referencing Feb. 11, 2014
8581771 Scene illuminator Nov. 12, 2013
8581161 Seeker with a molded dichroic mirror Nov. 12, 2013
8575527 Vehicle having side portholes and an array of fixed EO imaging sub-systems utilizing the portholes Nov. 5, 2013
8569669 Navigation method for a missile Oct. 29, 2013
8569668 Active vortex control system (AVOCS) and method for isolation of sensitive components from external environments Oct. 29, 2013
8558151 Method for correcting the trajectory of a projectile, in particular of a terminal phase-guided projectile, and projectile for carrying out the method Oct. 15, 2013
8558152 Lens concentrator system for semi-active laser target designation Oct. 15, 2013
8552350 Mitigation of drift effects in secondary inertial measurements of an isolated detector assembly Oct. 8, 2013
8541724 Small smart weapon and weapon system employing the same Sep. 24, 2013
8536503 Faceted retro-mirror for line-of-sight jitter sensing Sep. 17, 2013
8525088 View-point guided weapon system and target designation method Sep. 3, 2013
8520308 Optical arrangement for tracking detector Aug. 27, 2013
8513580 Targeting augmentation for short-range munitions Aug. 20, 2013
8502127 Apparatus for guiding a rifle-launched projectile Aug. 6, 2013
8502128 Dual-mode electro-optic sensor and method of using target designation as a guide star for wavefront error estimation Aug. 6, 2013
8497457 Flight vehicles with improved pointing devices for optical systems Jul. 30, 2013
8493261 Countermeasure device for a mobile tracking device Jul. 23, 2013
8487226 Deconfliction of guided airborne weapons fired in a salvo Jul. 16, 2013
8471186 Missile guidance system Jun. 25, 2013
8461501 Guided munitions including self-deploying dome covers and methods for equipping guided munitions with the same Jun. 11, 2013
8450668 Optically guided munition control system and method May. 28, 2013
8445822 One-piece Nano/Nano class Nanocomposite Optical Ceramic (NNOC) extended dome having seamless non-complementary geometries for electro-optic sensors May. 21, 2013
8445823 Guided munition systems including combustive dome covers and methods for equipping guided munitions with the same May. 21, 2013
8436284 Cavity flow shock oscillation damping mechanism May. 7, 2013
8436283 System and method for guiding and controlling a missile using high order sliding mode control May. 7, 2013
8415596 Method and apparatus for determining a location of a flying target Apr. 9, 2013
8405011 Target tracking device and method Mar. 26, 2013
8399817 Micro designator dart Mar. 19, 2013
8380425 Autonomous collision avoidance system for unmanned aerial vehicles Feb. 19, 2013
8378880 Explicit probabilistic target object selection and engagement Feb. 19, 2013
8378277 Optical impact control system Feb. 19, 2013
8373105 Baffles and methods for distributed-aperture sensors Feb. 12, 2013
8367991 Modulation device for a mobile tracking device Feb. 5, 2013
8354626 Optical system for a missile, and method for imaging an object Jan. 15, 2013
8344302 Optically-coupled communication interface for a laser-guided projectile Jan. 1, 2013
8334490 Off-axis reflective transmit telescope for a directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system Dec. 18, 2012
8324543 Lightpipe for semi-active laser target designation Dec. 4, 2012
8305252 Countermeasure device for a mobile tracking device Nov. 6, 2012
8285425 System and method for controlling an unarmed air vehicle Oct. 9, 2012
8268286 High strength, fine grained spinel for window applications, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same Sep. 18, 2012
8258994 IR jamming system for defense against missiles with IR-sensitive homing heads Sep. 4, 2012
8260478 Rotation rate tracking system using GPS harmonic signals Sep. 4, 2012

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