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David P Armstrong: Replacement chassis stock system for firearms. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, January 11, 2005: US06839998 (92 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a modular, replacement chassis stock system for an existing firearm's operating mechanism possessing a simple design and incorporating durable, commercially available components. The system comprises a chassis assembly with up to three integral mounting rails, a top rail, a repla ...


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Michael L Greene: Active infrared signature detection device. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, September 10, 2002: US06448558 (73 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device for detecting modulated or active infrared light comprises a photodiode mounted on the base aperture of a wave guide for focusing infrared light onto the photodiode. The wave guide is preferably pyramid shaped and has a reflective surface on the inner surface. The a ...


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Terrance L Huntsberger, Robert C Stirbl, Hrand Aghazarian, Curtis W Padgett: High-resolution, continuous field-of-view (FOV), non-rotating imaging system. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mark Homer, August 10, 2010: US07773121 (58 worldwide citation)

A high resolution CMOS imaging system especially suitable for use in a periscope head. The imaging system includes a sensor head for scene acquisition, and a control apparatus inclusive of distributed processors and software for device-control, data handling, and display. The sensor head encloses a ...


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Gabriel L Smith, Lawrence Fan, Ralph E Balestrieri, Daniel L Jean: Micromechanical shock sensor. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, May 18, 2004: US06737979 (42 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a micromechanical shock sensor that is formed on the surface of a micro-substrate. A moveable proof mass is formed on the surface with at least one spring connected to the proof mass and the surface. The spring allows the proof mass to move a predetermined distance. Latching ...


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Kevin K Kellar: Photonic analog-to-digital converter. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, March 2, 2004: US06700517 (39 worldwide citation)

A method of photonic analog-to-digital conversion including the steps of using an analog signal to modulate a laser, splitting the modulated optical output into 2


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Clay Armstrong: Plug and play modular mission payloads. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, December 16, 2003: US06665594 (39 worldwide citation)

The present application discloses plug and play modular mission payloads in the context of aerial vehicles, and a supporting open system architecture that moves the control function of mission payloads away from the ground station and into the aerial vehicle. The plug-and-play (PnP) modular mission ...


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Robert E Mullen, Keith D Milhouse, Paul L Schmidt: Modular mission payload control software. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, March 29, 2005: US06873886 (35 worldwide citation)

The present application discloses an open system architecture and software system for plug and play modular mission payloads in aerial vehicles. The improved software moves the control function of mission payloads away from the ground station and into the aerial vehicle. The plug & play web-based pa ...


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Steven S Kim, John R Luense: Vented MK 66 rocket motor tube with a thermoplastic warhead adapter. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, January 15, 2002: US06338242 (34 worldwide citation)

An ordnance venting system has an ordnance device having a casing with a vent opening, a dome plug fitted into the formed vent opening and an adapter fitted over the dome plug on the outside of the casing. The adapter connects sufficiently to the casing to retain the dome plug against the formed ven ...


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Kevin Cochran: MEMS optical switch with thermal actuator. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, February 8, 2005: US06853765 (32 worldwide citation)

A MEMS type optical switch includes a substrate, the substrate including at least one groove formed therein; first and second optical fibers disposed in the at least one groove, the at least one groove including a widened portion for movement of at least one of the first and second optical fibers; a ...


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Randolph T Johnson: Thermally actuated release mechanism. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Mark Homer, November 27, 2001: US06321656 (26 worldwide citation)

A container subject to damage through inadvertent overheating and pressure build up such as a rocket casing containing a propellant which can be subjected to damage or inadvertent firing when the ignition temperature is achieved inadvertently includes a thermally actuated release mechanism. The rock ...