New Looking Glass

Hamilton, Robert A.
May 2005
Sea Power;May2005, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p26
Discusses the U.S. Navy's experimentation with a variety of optics system technology that would enable submarines to perform some surface missions without a periscope. Plan for sea trials of the Virtual Periscope aboard the USS Chicago in summer 2005; Potential of the device to give the first optical sensors on a submarine since the invention of the periscope; Concern on the device's reliance on signal processing to reconstruct fragmented images.


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