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