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Atlas Instrument, Co. offers the unique capability to manufacture, repair, overhaul, collimate and calibrate a wide variety of optical, navigational and fire control instruments.
Our team of highly qualified American technicians are former Department of Defense civilian personnel specially trained in optical instrumentation repair and manufacturing.
Our company is also a U.S. Government Products List(QPL) supplier.
We provide the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and allied forces with newly manufactured navigational instruments and their related repair parts. Atlas Instrument Co. takes pride in providing a fast turn-around service for our customers. Our new 8,000 square foot optical repair facility is located in Chambersburg, PA, and supports the multiple optical manufacturing operations:
For ease of payment we accepts credit cards (VISA/MC), Net 30 and electronic funds transfer payments
Our company meets all Small Business certifications and we are a registered Commercial And Government Entity Program member
Our CAGE code is 70654.
We are a proud American based company that manufactures backup navigation systems which include:
Our Optic devices are specifically used by the US Navy and US Coast Guard.
Our manufactured devices are essential navigation apparatus's used by large ship that navigate the Globe.
Below are a few of our products in use.
Special thanks from us to our Military personnel who have served.
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Alidade 2000 Series Alidade MK Series Azimuth Bearings/Circles Ship's Binoculars ALIDADE MK SERIES MK Series alidades consist of reticule-equiped terrestrial telescope, auxiliary optical system and Nitrogen gas-filled housing. Telescopic Alidade MK 8 used w/ either 6" (7.800") or 7-1/2" (9.700") gyrocompass repeater. Includes "A" and "C" adapter rings and polarizing filter system
An alidade (archaic forms include alhidade, alhidad, alidad) or a turning board is a device that allows one to sight a distant object and use the line of sight to perform a task. This task can be, for example, to draw a line on a plane table in the direction of the object or to measure the angle to the object from some reference point. Angles measured can be horizontal, vertical or in any chosen plane. The alidade was originally a part of many types of scientific and astronomical instrument. At one time, some alidades, particularly those used on graduated circles as on astrolabes, were also called diopters. With modern technology, the name is applied to complete instruments such as the plane table alidade.
The azimuth is the angle formed between a reference direction (in this example north) and a line from the observer to a point of interest projected on the same plane as the reference direction orthogonal to the zenith.
A gyrocompass is a type of non-magnetic compass which is based on a fast-spinning disc and the rotation of the Earth (or another planetary body if used elsewhere in the universe) to find geographical direction automatically. Although one important component of a gyrocompass is a gyroscope, these are not the same devices; a gyrocompass is built to use the effect of gyroscopic precession, which is a distinctive aspect of the general gyroscopic effect. Gyrocompasses are widely used for navigation on ships, because they have two significant advantages over magnetic compasses:
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