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Brian C Baker, Johnny Edward Banks: Method and apparatus for non-propulsive fin control in an air or sea vehicle using planar actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, June 19, 2001: US06247666 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention, in one embodiment, is an apparatus for controlling the roll, pitch, and yaw attitudes of an air or sea vehicle. The apparatus includes an actuator including an actuation plane and an actuation mechanism, capable of displacing the actuation plane at three points; at least three non-pro ...


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Robert R Rapin, Brian C Baker, James C Fetterly: Two piece retractable hard-top roof for an automobile. General Motors Corporation, Jeffrey A Sedlar, Laura C Hargitt, November 20, 2001: US06318793 (20 worldwide citation)

A two piece retractable hard-top roof for interfacing with an automobile body assembly, the retractable hard-top roof having a forward roof component and a rearward roof component, wherein an actuation mechanism and its associated framework are not located in the passenger compartment, being general ...


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Brian C Baker, Scott J Paynter: Spatial avoidance method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Stephen S Sadacca, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, August 31, 2004: US06785610 (20 worldwide citation)

An obstacle avoidance system, apparatus, and method is described suitable for use on autonomously guided or man-in-the-loop guided vehicles such as aircraft, missiles, cars, and other types of vehicles. The system provides guidance instructions in the situation where the vehicle encounters an obstac ...


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Robert R Rapin, Brian C Baker, James C Fetterly, Thomas D Vertin: Actuation mechanism for a two piece retractable hard-top roof for an automobile. General Motors Corporation, Laura C Hargitt, February 19, 2002: US06347828 (17 worldwide citation)

An actuation mechanism for a two piece retractable hard-top roof that interfaces with an automobile body assembly, the retractable hard-top roof having a forward roof component and a rearward roof component which are selectively conjoinable, wherein the actuation mechanism and its associated framewo ...


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Brett A Williams, Brian C Baker, Mark A Turner: Non-coherent fresnel direction finding method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, February 8, 2005: US06851645 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction of received radiation is described. The received radiation is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmitted radiation decreases as a continuous function of increasing angle of incide ...


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Johnny E Banks, Brian C Baker: Method and apparatus for controlling a trajectory of a projectile. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, October 28, 2003: US06637699 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling a trajectory of a projectile includes a planetary drive train, a yaw drive assembly engaged with the planetary drive train, and a pitch drive assembly engaged with the planetary drive train. The apparatus further includes a plurality of fin assemblies linked with the pla ...


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Johnny E Banks, Brian C Baker: Apparatus and method for selectivity locking a fin assembly. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Daren C Davis, James E Walton, August 29, 2006: US07097132 (4 worldwide citation)

A fin assembly includes a fin base, a fin tip rotatably connected with the fin base, and means for selectively locking the fin tip in a chosen configuration. A vehicle includes a body defining a cavity therein and defining an opening through a wall thereof, a fin control mechanism disposed within th ...


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Brett A Williams, Mark A Turner, Brian C Baker: Doppler tracking optical monopulse. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, December 26, 2006: US07154590 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction to, a radial speed of, and a distance to a target is described. A laser source illuminates the target and the Doppler shifted return beam is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmi ...


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Brett A Williams, Mark A Turner, Brian C Baker: Doppler tracking optical monopulse. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, July 8, 2008: US07397549 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction to, a radial speed of, and a distance to a target is described. A laser source illuminates the target and the Doppler shifted return beam is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmi ...


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Brett A Williams, Brian C Baker, Wayne K Schroeder: Combination conductor-antenna. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, August 31, 2010: US07786416 (2 worldwide citation)

A combination conductor-antenna apparatus is provided comprising a surface that defines a passage for use as a receptor for a second conductor and for use as a waveguide. The surface is at least partially formed of an electrically conductive material, thus allowing the apparatus to serve as a medium ...