Accession Number : AD0165097

Title :   Apparatus for Scanning an Underwater Area.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Funk,Clarence J. ; Lemaire,Ivor P. ; Sutton,Jerry L. ; Marrone,Frederick A.

Report Date : 27 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to an apparatus which optically maps underwater surfaces, displays the mapped image in real time on a cathode ray tube, or stores the image in a video tape recorder. In operation the device is attached to either a towed or self-propelled underwater vehicle.

Descriptors :   *Undersea surveillance, *Optical scanning, *Patents, Underwater lights, Video tape recording, Video mapping, Real time, Display systems, Underwater targets

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE