Accession Number : AD0609823

Title :   YFU-44 DEEP DEPTH TEST FACILITY.

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION CHINA LAKE CALIF

Report Date : NOV 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The YFU-44 Deep Depth Test Facility is a converted LCU equipped and instrumented for underwater torpedo launchings, for underwater transducer tests, and for the study of ocean and target acoustic phenomena. Underwater tests may be conducted at any depth down to 600 feet from a submersible frame lowered through a well in the ship. An air-conditioned room contains the necessary instrumentation for the acquisition, analysis, and recording of test data. If additional instrumentation is required, the vessel can provide facilities to accommodate a mobile van. The location of the equipment permanently installed aboard the vessel is shown.

Descriptors :   (*SYSTEM TEST VESSELS, UNDERWATER ORDNANCE), (*UNDERWATER ORDNANCE, SYSTEM TEST VESSELS), (*ANTISUBMARINE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, SYSTEM TEST VESSELS), TEST EQUIPMENT, UNDERWATER, LAUNCHING, TORPEDOES, TRANSDUCERS, SONAR, UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, UNDERWATER SOUND

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE