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Method and device for measuring the flatness of a metal product
A method measures the flatness of a metal product and an associated device. The method applies to a metal product, in the form of either a strip or a plate from...
Apparatus and method for measuring a three dimensional shape
Provided are an apparatus and a method for measuring a three dimensional shape with improved accuracy. The apparatus includes a stage, at least one lighting...
Methods and systems for navigation and terrain change detection
Methods and systems for performing navigation and terrain change detection based on real-time projection of a structured light pattern are provided. In a method...
Method for non-destructive evaluation of ceramic coatings
A method for evaluating the condition of a ceramic coating deposited on a substrate comprising illuminating the ceramic coating with light, measuring the...
System and method for high-accuracy measurement of object surface
displacement using a laser displacement sensor
This invention provides a system and method for the high-accuracy measurement of an object's surface displacement at a plurality of measurement points using a...
Displacement sensor, spectral characteristic measuring apparatus, color
measuring apparatus, planar measured...
A displacement sensor includes a light source unit configured to apply light with different plural wavelengths in a direction oblique to a measurement region of...
System and method for monitoring in real time, a gap between portions in a
A monitoring system for monitoring, in real time, a gap between a rotating portion and a stationary portion of a machine. The monitoring system includes an...
System and method for tracking objects
A system, device and methods are provided for tracking objects, such as shipping containers and other movable items. In one embodiment, a method includes...
Level sensor, a method for determining a height map of a substrate using a
selected resolution, and a...
The invention provides a level sensor configured to determine a height level of a surface of a substrate, comprising a detection unit arranged to receive a...
Swept mode-hopping laser system, methods, and devices for frequency-domain
optical coherence tomography
In part, the invention relates to frequency-domain optical coherence tomography system. The system includes a tunable laser comprising a laser output for...
Fiber optic transducers, fiber optic accelerometers and fiber optic
A fiber optic transducer is provided. The fiber optic transducer includes a fixed portion configured to be secured to a body of interest, a moveable portion...
Structure for mounting resolver
A structure for mounting a resolver in a housing, in which it is not necessary to use various different plates for forming the stator and accuracy of...
Rotation angle detection device
A rotation angle detection device includes a magnetic field generation section, a yoke, and a magnetism detection section. The magnetic field generation section...
Capacitive sensing node integration to a surface of a mechanical part
A motion detecting device has a stationary plastic sensor carrier. The stationary plastic sensor carrier has two sensor carrier sections and an insulation...
Position sensor module
A position sensor module (1) for control capsules (2), having a base carrier (3) which base carrier (3) has a first receiving space (4) in which is arranged a...
A measuring assembly for quickly and accurately marking a member for cutting includes a squaring tool to mark the member at a selected point. A tape measure is...
Roofing measuring device
A retractable measuring tape with a distal end and a pair of edges and a front clip disposed on the distal end of and a plurality of conspicuous measurement...
Geologic fracturing method and resulting fractured geologic structure
Detonation control modules and detonation control circuits are provided herein. A trigger input signal can cause a detonation control module to trigger a...
A sabot assembly includes a projectile and a housing dimensioned and configured for receiving the projectile. An air pressure cavity having a cavity diameter is...
Whistling spinning grenade
A whistling spinning grenade has a body defining a body axis and having a sidewall and a hollow interior, the body interior containing a teargas generation...
Structuring of the ogive surface of a projectile
The invention relates to a projectile with a projectile tip (9) at the front as viewed in the direction of the shot, which transforms via an ogive (1) into a...
Apparatus for rendering at least a portion of a device inoperable and
Apparatus for rendering at least a portion of a device inoperable may include a containment structure having a first compartment that is configured to receive a...
Shock hardened initiator and initiator assembly
Embodiments of an initiator support assembly that includes an initiator housing including an initiator cavity system are generally described herein. In some...
Sensor system for explosive detection and removal
A sensor system for detecting one of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), landmines or other buried explosives, the sensor system is mounted in place of a...
An operation platform (1), comprising: a platform base (20); a movement mechanism (26) connectable to said platform base and, when so connected, configured for...
Protection equipment, vehicle and method for protecting a target
Protection equipment (10) for protecting a target (1) against attacking missiles with a plurality of protection elements (11, 12) that are triggerable...
Personal cooling device for use with body armor
A personal cooling device with a network of tubular members, each tubular member having an inner surface defining a flowpath, an outer surface, and at least two...
Multiple accessory gun mount
Implementations of a multiple accessory gun mount are provided. In some implementations, through the use of interchangeable accessory adaptors, a user may...
Firearm mount with embedded sight
A laser sight is embedded in a mounting rail otherwise used for attaching accessories to small arms discharge devices such as pistols or rifles. The mounting...
Time-multiplexed broadband and multi-filtered electro-optic sensor
An EO sensor is configured to time multiplex a primary optical channel that provides high detection sensitivity to maintain high SNR and a multi-filtered...
Method for acquiring the coordinates of a triggering point of a projectile
and fire control implementing such a...
A method for acquiring the coordinates of a trigger point of a projectile above a plot of land on which a target is located, said method being characterized in...
Anti-sniper targeting and detection system
An anti-sniper targeting system where a spherical omni-directional depth stereoscopic multi-lens camera, a radar (e.g., LIDAR), and microphone identify, detect,...
Method and system of mission planning
The present invention relates to a method and system for mission planning. The method comprises the steps of: --providing (805) information related to a target...
Illumination device and method
An illumination device for use with a firearm and a method of using the same are disclosed. The illumination device can include a gun grip cover configured to...
Pistol mounted light and operation thereof
A novel flashlight assembly that includes an interface integrated into the housing thereof to facilitate mounting of the flashlight to the interface positioned...
Small vehicle encapsulation for torpedo tube vehicle launch
A containment canister is provided for loading a vehicle. In the canister, the vehicle is restrained by a nose cap and a ring which conforms to an aft section...
Firearm mounted video camera system
A firearm mounted video camera system that is intended for civilians, law enforcement, and military professionals to generate tangible evidence for examination...
System, apparatus and circuits for tactical rail accessory management
A system, apparatus and circuits for managing one or more electrically powered accessories attached to a firearm having a rail configured for mounting the one...
A stock assembly and method are disclosed. The stock assembly may have a receiver extension assembly and a lower stock assembly removably and slidingly attached...
A stock-to-firearm interface for mounting a stock to a firearm is disclosed. In one example, a stock-to-firearm interface for mounting a stock to a firearm is...
Sling recoiling gun stock
A gun stock incorporating a buffer tube sleeve; a butt plate extending from the buffer tube sleeve; a spool housing attached to and extending downwardly from...
Yoke and cylinder retaining mechanism
A revolver has a spring biased rod that extends from the cylinder, the rod having a tip that engages a portion of the frame to retain the cylinder within the...
Pistol with barrel locking device
A method of locking a barrel of a firearm with respect to a barrel slide is provided. The method including the steps of: movably mounting a barrel slide to a...
Ejection port dust gate for automatic weapons
A removable dust gate for an automatic weapon is described. The removable dust gate can include a retractable pivot pin having rod sections with compressible...
Methods and apparatus for disrupter recovery
A recovery system for recovering a disrupter after the disrupter has been fired to launch a projectile toward an explosive device. The recovery system includes...
Secondary safety for firearm and method for automatic locking firearm's trigger even with disengaged primary safety. The mechanism includes a rigid bar and a...
Fast access trigger lock
This invention relates to an apparatus and method for detecting user activation of a button disposed on a trigger lock, communicating with a token located...
Universal systems and methods for adjustably limiting capacity of firearm
The present invention relates to systems and methods for reliably limiting the cartridge loading capacity of firearm magazines. In one embodiment, a magazine...
Belt feed mechanism for mil-spec linked ammo
A lower-receiver type feeding device for belted ammunition cartridges. A lead cartridge of the belt is separated from its lead link at a central stripping...
Charging handle with cog and spring
A firearm comprising an upper receiver and a charging handle is disclosed. A charging handle is coupled to the upper receiver and comprises a handle assembly...