Accession Number : AD0705497

Title :   PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF A PROPOSED SONOBUOY RANGING SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Grant,Gary Maxwell

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : The ability to locate and determine the position of an ASW sonobuoy is an essential part of airborne anti-submarine operations. Present methods restrict the parent aircraft's operational capability and yield only marginal data. State-of-the-art frequency control makes it possible to range sonobuoys accurately with radio signals. Sonobuoy position can then be determined by combining this range data with other available information. A system is proposed to both free the parent aircraft from present restrictions and to increase the accuracy of the position information. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE, SONOBUOYS), (*SONOBUOYS, RANGE FINDING), RADIO SIGNALS, ACCURACY, POSITION FINDING, THESES

Subject Categories : Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE