Accession Number : ADD000206

Title :   Diver Operated Propulsion System for an Underwater Vehicle.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Strickland,Alvah T

Report Date : 05 Mar 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The invention provides a unique combination of handgrips, thrusters, and interconnecting actuating means for enabling a diver to use instinctive hand movements to maneuver an underwater vehicle forward, backward, up, down, and about vertical and pitch axes by simply selectively operating the pair of handgrips.

Descriptors :   *Underwater vehicles, *Patents, Man machine systems, Thrusters, Control knobs, Hand held, Divers

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE