M9 Gun Director demonstration at Bell Labs

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Date
1943
Credit Line
Reprinted with permission of Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
Keywords
World War II; Bell Labs
Object ID
500004638

Designed by Bell Labs engineer David Parkinson, who conceived it in a dream, the M9 director aimed antiaircraft guns. It was especially successful in shooting down German V-1s, an early form of cruise missile.