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Abstract: The laying of the submarine cable along the route which the Air Force Missile Test Center shoots its guided rockets, is being expedited by the Lorac system of positioning. From the vicinity of Cocoa, on the east coast of Florida, and extending in a southeasterly direction for 1000 miles to Puerto Rico and beyond, there are a series of monitoring stations installed on islands of the area. Telemetering equipment at these stations, using radar and other electronic surveying and information transmitting equipment, pick up a variety of data about the rocket’s flight and relay it to the mainland where it is computed and analyzed. To assure the reliability and secrecy of the transmission of this important data, a coaxial cable is being laid by the Western Electric Company to connect these stations with the testing headquarters on the mainland.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 3, Number 10
Pages: 376 - 377
Cite this article: -,, "CORPORATE MEMBERS", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 3, No. 10, 1953, pp. 376-377.
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