|Object Name:||A-4 3-Axis Rate Gyro|
|Year of Manufacture:||Unknown|
|Location:||Archive Object Store|
Part No. 009-112-01
Serial No. GQZ 1002
A rate gyro is a type of gyroscope, which rather than indicating direction, indicates the rate of change of angle with time. The gyro has only one gimbal ring, with consequently only two planes of freedom and is used to measure the rate of angular movement.
This Rate Gyro was supplied for the A-4 HUDWAS (Head Up Display Weapon Aiming System) It is a three axis system. The manufacturer is not known.