Accession Number : AD0758367

Title :   An Open-Ocean Fouling Experiment.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. May-Nov 72,

Corporate Author : NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Hoyt,J. W. ; Kenis,P. R. ; Runge,C. D. ; Beagles,J. A.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Long-term open-ocean fouling of submarine radomes can produce conditions on the radome surface inimical to radio transmission. It recommended measurements further confirm this finding, development should be undertaken of a means of protecting the radome against the effects of fouling or of quickly cleaning the fouled surface under operational conditions at sea. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RADOMES, FOULING), LIQUID IMMERSION TESTS, SUBMARINES, FILMS, THICKNESS, SEA WATER

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE