Askania KTH 53 Cinetheodolite
- Store Name: Access Aerospace
- Vendor: admin
5401 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33609
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This is a metric missile tracking camera, made in Germany in 1953 by Askania Bambergwerk
With a 35 mm double frame camera movement for data recording. Camera mechanism operates on an electronic signal which can cause 2 or more shutters to function simultaneously. Recorded on each film frame is azimuth reading, elevation reading, aircraft position with reference to the optical axis, and time of taking each data frame. Used for missile, aircraft, and other tracking applications.
A good overview is at: https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/718565.pdf