Accession Number : ADD001299
Title : Portable Swimmer Propulsion Unit.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Geres,Robert J
Report Date : 27 Aug 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to a portable swimmer propulsion unit including a vane type gas motor driving a shrouded screw. A positive expulsion, boot strap, hydrazine feed system supplies hydrazine to a hydrazine decomposition reactor. Gas from the reactor serves to drive the gas motor.
Descriptors : *Swimmers, *Underwater propulsion, *Patents, Hydrazine, Throttling, Gas generating systems, Decomposition
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE